Tokyo’s Yamamoto-tei has been ranked in the top three gardens in Japan by renowned Japanese garden specialty magazine, Sukiya Living. It's garden comprises a lush arrangement of shrubs and trees, a pond, and a waterfall to the back of the garden, the sound of which provides a sense of depth.
Travel junkies visiting Japan are spoilt for choice as Japan is chock-full of amazing temples and shrines. But just which ones to visit? This guide will show you the iconic ones you should not visit!
Hakata-ben, a dialect widely spoken in Fukuoka, is said to be one of the cutest-sounding dialects in Japan. So why not learn some Hakata ben to see for yourself if this is true?
The number of visitors to Japan is rapidly increasing in the past recent years. In this year, it has already reached 20 million people which is the biggest number ever. Let's see what attracts the international tourists.
When you travel abroad, you should know the culture of the country if you want to fit in the country well. In Japan, there are a lot of unique customs and unspoken rules which not many travelers know.
When you learn Japanese, the text books always tell you formal sentences. But nobody uses such bookish Japanese in daily life. Let's learn some casual expressions to speak and understand better.