IN JAPAN

SKIING AND HOT SOURCES
Connoisseurs of ski resorts can easily call the advantages of Japanese pistes. First of all, it is fluffy and dry snow; then - relatively inexpensive prices. But many agree that…

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Tea ceremony (part 1)
Among the unique arts, which in our understanding are inextricably linked with Japan, is the art of the tea ceremony, which means literally "tea with hot water" (cha - tea,…

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TEACHING IN LANGUAGE SCHOOLS IN JAPAN - THE FASTEST WAY TO LEARN JAPANESE (part 1)
Getting a prestigious job, knowing the Japanese language, is not so difficult. But where is it better to learn Japanese and where to start? Oriental languages ​​are becoming more popular…

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JAPAN’S BEST SKI RESORTS

In Japan, hundreds of different ski resorts are located, providing a wonderful opportunity to ride on the virgin snow. They are mainly focused on Hokkaido and Honshu. Most of them are not known internationally, but some are popular all over the world.

JAPAN’S NORTH ISLAND – Hokkaido
One of the most popular ski resorts is Niseko. Endless slopes, dense forests, active nightlife and cozy hospitality of local hotels will appeal to every tourist! If you are worried about the fact that people in Japan do not speak Russian or English, Niseko will prove to be a multinational place with wide language support.

Furano is another large resort, famous for its long ski slopes, the opportunity to ski in an almost family atmosphere. In addition, from Furano you can easily reach other areas suitable for skiing. Continue reading

CHRISTMAS IN TOKYO

Christmas in Japan is an amazing holiday. The capital of Japan is buried in thousands of colorful lights that will warm your heart even on the coldest December evening. The magic of festive illumination transforms the look of Tokyo and can make any trip unforgettable. We can confidently consider Christmas the best time to visit in Japan!

We want to introduce you to interesting places in Tokyo that we recommend visiting in December. Dress warmly, take a camera with you and get ready to get acquainted with the mysterious world of romance and lights!

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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

TOURIST NOTES. ALL ABOUT RAMEN (part 2)

But, of course, not a single ramen plate would be complete without a filling! Although there are no established rules for the filling and its choice lies entirely at the discretion of the chefs and visitors, in addition, there are regional trends. However, there are certain basic foods that can usually be found in ramen throughout the country, including tasu (chunks of pork), manma (seasoned bamboo shoots), spring onions, narutomaki (curly fish cakes), pickled boiled eggs and seaweed nori.

TYPES OF RAMEN
Types of ramen vary from island to island, from prefecture to prefecture, and even from season to season (there are at least 30 different types of regional ramen). The aforementioned Ramen Museum classifies Japanese ramen using three different scales – based on soup, seasoning and “style.” Continue reading

TOURIST NOTES. ALL ABOUT RAMEN (part 1)

Ramen (ラ ー メ ン) is one of the most beloved dishes in Japan. This noodle dish in a broth sprinkled with filling has won the hearts of gourmets around the world and often tops the list of what tourists plan to eat when purchasing tours to Japan. So, let’s take a closer look at one of Japan’s national culinary treasures.

HISTORY OF RAMEN
Historians did not agree on the date of the first appearance of ramen: what some consider the first primitive form of ramen, others do not recognize ramen and believe that it is too far from the modern version. According to information found in the Ramen Museum, some claim that this dish was eaten in Japan as far back as 1485 – based on extracts from the magazine of the famous priest (Inryokennichiroku), in which he claims to have served a Chinese ramen-like dish called “kaitimen” . Continue reading

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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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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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SKIING AND HOT SOURCES
Connoisseurs of ski resorts can easily call the advantages of Japanese pistes. First of all, it is fluffy and dry snow; then - relatively inexpensive prices. But many agree that…

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