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13/07/2020 Others

A new identity for Tadaima Japan! The new website “Kokoro Media” will open on July 15

After taking our readers’ needs into consideration and thinking it through, we have decided that Tadaima Japan needed more than a small visual refreshment. It deserved an evolution further than that.

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18/03/2020 Buddhism & Shinto  Visit: Temples & Shrines

One-Day Hiking in the Heart of Tokushima Along the Shikoku Pilgrimage

When I think of Shikoku, the first thing that comes to mind is the old pilgrimage route that circles the island. I had been to this part of Japan twice, but I had never walked any part of it, let alone visit any of the 88 temples along the way. In January, I went on a short sightseeing trip to Kamiyama Town in Tokushima. Since the pilgrimage trail passes through this town, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to try one of Shikoku Island’s most famous activities.

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16/03/2020 Visit: Modern Japan

Experience a bit of Ishikawa Prefecture in Tokyo

At the end of 2019, my colleague and friend Chigaya invited me to visit the city of Kanazawa and the peninsula of Noto, in Ishikawa Prefecture. I had a great time,  and am thinking of going back with friends for more sightseeing. Until then, there is a place in Tokyo that I can visit if I miss Ishikawa Prefecture: the Ishikawa Prefecture local speciality shop in Ginza. It just reopened last week, so Chigaya and I decided to pay a visit and take part in one of the workshops, bringing back memories of our trip to Kanazawa city.

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