Tag Archives: Japanese culture

Kyoto

Kyoto is the former capital of Japan and the well known imperial seat of the Japanese government in the West. It boosts a number of sites that are enlisted in the UNESCO Heritage list because of its richness in culture … Continue reading

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Todaiji Temple, Nara

I was so tempted to make “Nara” as this entry’s title but since my girls and I visited only one temple, I decided to scrap the idea out. So after having lunch and looking around Namba in Osaka, we took … Continue reading

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Osaka

Osaka is one of the most important cities in Japan, the 3rd largest in terms of population and the center of business and economy in the Kansai region. Known as Naniwa during the older days of history, it was the … Continue reading

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I Belong

I remember when I was 10 and visited Japan for the first time, I was so amazed with this country. The cleanliness, the high-end technology, the punctuality and courtesy of the Japanese people- everything about Japan was so perfect for … Continue reading

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Kamakura

One of our (Carey and I) resolutions as friends is to travel more of Japan and, if life permits, abroad. We started this promise by visiting Kamakura, which is not that really far from Tokyo (so you can say that … Continue reading

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