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Tradition in Kabuki-cho

I know what they say, Japan is a country “rooted in tradition”. But after living here for 12 years, I think those roots are politely buried in a tidy corner of society and resurrected for seasonal celebrations. 130 more words



‘Matsuri’ means festival in Japanese and is celebrated by the young, the old and the passionate! As a visitor, you mustn’t hesitate in participating in a Japanese festival, as it is time of celebration, sharing and coming together as a community. 96 more words

Japanese Festival

Photo of the Day: Inked

Tattoo culture in Japan is *quite* a bit different than it is in many Western countries. 149 more words

Photo A Day

GoPro - Mikoshi Parade

Now this is definitely a long time coming! But here is some of the video we took with the GoPro at the Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade back in October!

Later Lovelies!


Japan: Nagoya (Nagoya Matsuri)

Nagoya holds the distinction of being the capital of Aichi Prefecture and Japan’s fourth most populated city. Three of Japan’s legendary and most powerful warlords hailed from or near Nagoya: Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536-1598), Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) and Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616) and are celebrated in its largest festival, the… 201 more words