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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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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Travel to Japan
One of the most poetic Japanese customs is the observation of autumn leaf fall. It is at this magical time of the year that the country turns into bright colors…

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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

TOP-4 PLACES WHERE IT IS TO GO FOR WINTER (part 2)
As the festival developed, in addition to creating snow sculptures, other types of entertainment were added: concerts, food stalls, art exhibitions and ice-skating, cheesecake and snowmobile platforms. If you go…

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FOR LOVERS OF FLOWERING SAKURA! SPRING NEWS FOR HANAMI AND NOT ONLY
Continuing the theme of sakura blossoms, we want to share with you the sweet novelties of the season, which you should definitely try yourself and bring your friends as a…

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EVENT CALENDAR - TOKYO, JULY 219 (part 2)
KAGURAZZAK FESTIVAL Dates: July 24-27. Venue: Kagurazaka, Tokyo. The calm area of ​​Kaguradzak is known for its sophistication. Once upon a time, it was a geisha quarter known for its…

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FEATURES OF REGISTRATION OF A TOURIST VISA TO JAPAN (part 1)
Didn’t you dream to go to Japan, seeing on the TV screens incredibly beautiful geisha dressed in amazing kimonos? And what are Japanese anime series worth, weren't they a kind…

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