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2018.08.28
How to use Japanese chopsticks the right way
Here are the do's and don't of Japanese chopsticks! Learn how to avoid making cultural mistakes while eating with Japanese people.
2018.01.23
How to Bathe in Japanese Public Bathes and Onsen
‘Do you prefer taking a shower or a bath?’ If you have the opportunity to communicate with Japanese people, this question might pop up during the co
Ise Grand Shrine
2016.03.12
8 things you should know before visiting Ise Grand Shrine
Hatsu, from Mie Prefecture, will present local information about the Ise-Shima area. The God of the Ise Grand Shrine shrine has been enshrined here fo
2016.02.03
The dos and don'ts of bowing in Japan
In shops, in the streets, on the phone... You may have noticed that Japanese people bow all the time! Japan has a lot of hidden rules like where to st
2014.08.30
How to use your Japanese Folding Fan the Right Way
The different uses of the folding fan in Japanese culture Many people may think of the folding fan as something to put on the wall for decoration or
2014.07.25
【SUMMER】Ochugen, The gift of summer
Japanese custom calls for the giving of gifts twice a year to someone who is taking care of you. This duty is performed once in the summertime, call