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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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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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

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

FUJI-SAN. Ascent to the most famous mountain in Japan (part 2)
Also keep in mind that the climb from station 5 to station 8 will go faster than from station 8 to the top when it becomes especially debilitating and difficult.…

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Japanese New Year (part 3)
And NOW THE MOST PLEASANT - GIFTS Interesting articles The first thing that comes to the Japanese mind: clay, paper, drawn, metal, plastic - any images and figures of the…

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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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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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