6 Must See Spots in Kanazawa and Ishikawa That You Cannot Miss

6 Must See Spots in Kanazawa and Ishikawa That You Cannot Miss

Enjoyable memories and wonderful experiences by not only enjoy a delicious meal but also to sightseeing are essential for your trip in Ishikawa/ Kanazawa. With the list of recommended sightseeing spots below, why don’t you get out and about before you eat? 1. Kenrokuen Kenrokuen is one of the Ja...

Best Souvenirs From Tokyo

Best Souvenirs From Tokyo

We all like to bring back a slice of holiday home and it is great to share our trip with our loved ones. Japan has a big gift-giving culture with for great souvenirs with big variety of styles and price ranges. The Japanese art of gifting is called omiyage, and it is an important tradition

Beginner Sightseeing and Travelling Around Kanazawa

Beginner Sightseeing and Travelling Around Kanazawa

Kanazawa (金沢) in Ishikawa Prefecture is sometimes called “Little Kyoto” (小京都). And with good reason too: it’s an old city, rich in traditional crafts and culture, where the blooming cherry blossoms are stunning, where you can still see a geisha, and where the food is exquisite. In fact, the only...

Japan and religion: a brief introduction on Shintō, Buddhism and Christianity

Japan and religion: a brief introduction on Shintō, Buddhism and Christianity

When it comes to religion, many Japanese people mix rites of different faiths in a way that may be considered puzzling by Western observers. It’s not uncommon for a same person to be baptized with a Shintō ritual, have a Christian wedding and a Buddhist funeral. This peculiar approach to religio...