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Day in a Kimono/Asakusa

You can’t say you have fully immersed yourself into a country’s culture if you haven’t explored the history and traditions of that particular country.

In Japan, the traditional dress was a Kimono many many years back. 514 more words

Japan

Out of time, Sanja Matsuri

Sanja Matsuri is one of the three main traditional shinto festivals of Tokyo. Held in Asakusa on the third week-end of May every year, it starts with a religious ceremony on thursday but the festivies only begin on friday and go on for three days. 306 more words

Japan

Exploring Kaminarimon, The Thundergate

We went to Tokyo to see the culture, and boy did we find that at the Thundergate.

I know these photos don’t do this cultural site any justice – while I struggled to capture the towering structuresamong the crowds of people, I’m pleased that the vibrant colours came out looking half decent.   164 more words

Japan

TRAVEL: A FISH OUT OF WATER - CHAPTER TWO

ALL’S FAIR IN LOVE HOTELS AND WAR

The morning of November 23rd 2015 was when it all hit me. ‘Sweet Christmas… it’s happening…. I am finally seeing what the world has to offer’.   1,265 more words

JAPAN

Have Yourself a very cold christmas (Part 2)

When i said the cold never bothered me anyway i mean it.


Le skips to the third day because disneyland is finisheu!

I went to the temple finally. 109 more words

Travel

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Visit to Yoshiwara: what the goddesses tell us?

If you’re interested in Japanese history and traditional culture, you might have heard of “Yoshiwara” where there was an authorised red light district until the Anti Prostitution Law was enacted in 1958. 481 more words

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