Japan

Love Japan

  Often when we think of Japan the first thing that springs to mind is Tokyo, a buzzing city that is hurtling headlong into the future as the crux of the latest trends, hippest fashions and must-have gadgets. But beyond the … Continue reading

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Konichiwa Japan

  Our very own Cherylyn Antao recently returned from a trip to Japan. In this week’s photo showcase she provides us with a sneak peek at her time there, from exploring the picturesque historic post towns of Magome and Tsumago and visiting … Continue reading

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Japanese Tradition

  Whether playing taiko drums, performing a tea ceremony, writing calligraphy, preparing a tasty Japanese dish, preening a bonsai tree, strolling through a zen garden or singing karaoke, Japanese culture is filled with unique traditions, both ancient and modern. From … Continue reading

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Celebrate the seasons in Japan

Fancy joining the festivities of the cherry blossom season in spring, the changing of the leaves and the Takayama Festival in autumn, or the snow-covered wilderness of Japan’s northern island come winter at the Sapporo Snow Festival? Well now you … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to do in Japan

With glimmering skyscrapers and ancient towns, flashing neon lights and cherry blossoms, high-speed trains and scuttling geisha, delectable cuisine and potent sake, what is there not to love about Japan? But with so many sights to see, things to do … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Head to Japan

This week’s video pick is all about Japan’s thriving capital city, showcasing all the sights to see, where to go and how to get around. Made up of a compilation of shots of bustling streets, smooth trains, local buses and … Continue reading

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Journey to Japan, Land of the Rising Sun

From modern skyscrapers and colourful neon lights, to charming teahouses and time-worn temples, Japan is a delightful confluence of old and new, with spectacular scenery to boot. For those of you keen to discover all that this fascinating country has … Continue reading

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