Japanese New Year (part 1)
Until the distant now, 1873, Japan lived according to the Chinese lunar calendar. The favorite winter holiday of all children and adults was “moving” - each time it was a…

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EVENT CALENDAR - TOKYO, JULY 219 (part 1)
The onset of July marks the beginning of the season of summer festivals. And even if in July the festival excitement does not reach its climax, the month will be…

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19 THINGS YOU CAN'T DO IN JAPAN (part 2)
8. DO NOT BE ABUSED WITH STICKS Before heading to Japan, learn how to use chopsticks (o-hashi). It is not that difficult. It’s enough to practice a little to impress…

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SAKURA IN CONCRETE JUNGLE

Many tourists come to Japan to enjoy sakura blossoms and take part in the khans, a long-standing Japanese tradition, when the Japanese go to parks and gardens to have a picnic with employees, friends, and their families. They walk, drink, socialize and have fun under the spreading sakura trees, thus paying tribute to the fleeting beauty of flowering and celebrating the arrival of spring.

But it is not necessary to go to such large famous parks as, for example, Shinjuku Gyoen or Ueno Park to enjoy the marvelous beauty of sakura blossoms. In Tokyo, this huge metropolis, which many people imagine as the city of the future, erected from glass and concrete, there are many streets where you can see sakura blossoming in abundance. Continue reading

TEACHING IN LANGUAGE SCHOOLS IN JAPAN - THE FASTEST WAY TO LEARN JAPANESE (part 2)
HOW TO GET TO SCHOOL? Language schools are one of the best ways to discover the world of Japanese. Even those students who considered themselves weak after a few weeks…

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What to see in Japan (part 1)
Japan is a country not everyone can understand. Its rich culture, carefully guarded and holy revered traditions are wonderfully combined with the extraordinary pace of development of high technology; crazy…

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SAKURA IN CONCRETE JUNGLE
Many tourists come to Japan to enjoy sakura blossoms and take part in the khans, a long-standing Japanese tradition, when the Japanese go to parks and gardens to have a…

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19 THINGS YOU CAN'T DO IN JAPAN (part 1)
Before heading to Japan, it would be useful to familiarize yourself with some cultural features in order to avoid insulting the feelings of the Japanese. Manners and social rules are…

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