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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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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HANAMI - IMPORTANT JAPANESE TRADITION
If you have ever been to Japan in the spring, we can say with full confidence: most likely, you went to enjoy the stunning sight of blooming sakura. The sakura…

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TOP 5 PLACES WITH NEW YEAR’S ILLUMINATION IN TOKYO

GARDEN EBISU
To get better acquainted with Tokyo illumination, head to the Ebisu Garden, which is located in the Shibuya area. Here you will come across an exciting city landscape: skyscrapers and museums, restaurants and shops are worth no less attention than numerous garlands and lights. Usually, tourists most like the decorated Christmas tree, but do not forget about the hundreds of Chinese lanterns and colorful lights, because of which it is light in the garden, like in the afternoon! In addition, a Christmas market is held annually in Ebisu Garden, where you can buy souvenirs as a souvenir, as well as try unique Tokyo cuisine.

Getting there: 10 minutes walk from Ebisu Station. Continue reading

REGISTRATION OF VISA TO JAPAN. ADVICE TO TRAVELERS (part 1)

Relax in Japan every year is becoming easier. This is due not only to a significant reduction in the cost of tours, but also to a significant simplification of obtaining a Japanese visa.

WHICH VISA FOR A TRIP TO JAPAN CAN BE OBTAINED IN SIMPLIFIED MODE
Despite the relative loyalty of Japan, not all foreigners will be able to obtain permission to enter in a simplified manner. For example, long-term business visas, including for Russians, are issued in the usual manner. But a tourist visa for an excursion to Japan can be obtained quite simply. Continue reading

Canons of awakening (part 1)

Despite the rather mild winters, with the exception of the northern island of Hokkaido, the onset of spring in Japan is expected throughout the country. In addition to the usual hormonal process that takes place in the body of every person at the time of the awakening of nature, psychological metamorphosis also occurs in the spring with the Japanese. And the reason for this is the millennial philosophical traditions and religious practices.

If it were possible to draw an analogy between the seasons and the estates of ancient Japan, I would probably liken summer to hardworking peasants and craftsmen, autumn to sad romantic samurai, leave winter to greedy merchants, and compare the colorful soft spring with a refined palace aristocracy. Continue reading

Consulate of Russia in Japan
No one is safe from troubles, but getting out of unpleasant situations at home is much easier than in a foreign country. Going to Japan, you must first worry about…

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TOKYO THROUGH THE LENS - THE MOST INTERESTING PLACES FOR A PHOTOSESSION (part 2)
QUARTER OF HARAJUKU AND HIS SUBCULTURES Fashionable and popular among Japanese youth is the Harajuku quarter. Japanese who are representatives of different subcultures gather here. It is especially colorful here…

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Consulate of Russia in Japan
No one is safe from troubles, but getting out of unpleasant situations at home is much easier than in a foreign country. Going to Japan, you must first worry about…

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Japanese New Year (part 2)
CAREFULLY PREPARE FOR ANCESTOR MEETING Interesting articles Over the course of history, in conditions of Japanese cramped conditions, a whole pine tree at the door turned into a bunch of…

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