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Japanese Style Present Wrapping: A 5 Minute Guide

How to Wrap Presents Japanese Style If you have ever shopped at a department store in Japan (or indeed at The Japanese Shop), you probably will have noticed the beautiful way in which items are wrapped. Japanese style gift wrapping is a particular art form that many marvel at, which is why we have created …

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The Best Places to Eat in Oita and Yokohama While Visiting for the Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is in full swing, and if you’re lucky enough to be in Japan to watch the games, you may well be keen to enjoy local culture – in particular, the food. If you were hoping to see a bar guide, fear not. We’ve got your Japanese beverage needs covered in our previous blog post, so …

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Three Authentic Japanese Beers You Need To Try

Beer is a beverage enjoyed by many in Japan, being the number one choice of many of its (approx.) 126million population. As a popular choice, the emergence of local ales and breweries has seen a significant increase over the past 20 years. However, the big breweries remain dominant in many establishments, particularly in the tourist areas. …

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The Best Japanese Bars in Yokohama and Tokyo Ahead of the Rugby World Cup

If you’re travelling to Japan for the Rugby World Cup, you’ve chosen an excellent time to go! Despite concerns that Japan will run out of beer during this year’s Rugby World Cup, you can seek reassurance knowing that the beautiful coastal semi-finals location, Yokohama, is known as ‘beer city Japan’ – the home of Japan’s …

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Japanese Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts

Japanese customs and etiquette are confusing enough to make some people feel like their exciting holiday has turned into a cultural minefield. However, in reality, Japanese people won’t be too offended if you make an honest mistake – it’s not trying that’s likely to cause trouble! To help you feel a bit more comfortable with …

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Top 5 Things to Experience in Japan

Top 5 Things to Experience in Japan

As a country with seemingly infinite possibilities, it can be overwhelming to try and find out what to do in Japan. No-one really likes being well and truly lost, so we’ve narrowed down our top 5 things to experience in Japan for new visitors, ranging from spectacular natural experiences to the hustle and bustle of …

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