Japan

Jul 15, 2019• by japon1minuto

Japan and the Kit Kat

Why KIT KAT are some of the best selling products in Japan? There is a reason and it has nothing to do with chocolate. These small chocolate bars were initially designed to accompany the coffee and...

Jun 27, 2019• by younggadabout

Gunkanjima, an abandoned island in Japan

Hashima Island is a abandoned island located in southern Japan. This island is also named as Gunkanjima, which is "battleship island" in Japanese, for its resemblance to a battleship. Gunkanjima...

Jun 24, 2019• by younggadabout

The Floating Torii

Itsukushima shrine, the century-old shrine floating in the sea during high tide, has more than 1400 years of history. It is a registered world heritage site which attracts thousands of tourists...

Jun 6, 2019• by japon1minuto

Omikuji, the Japanese fortune papers

They are very popular amulets in Japan, they are small folded or rolled papers that open them to reveal the fortune in written form, we find them in practically all the temples and people usually buy...

Nara Cycle Tours Private Tour

After we meet at our bike location, we take off as a group to our first stop called "Yoshikien", a garden gathering 3 styles Japanese gardens in a unique location; a way to enjoy and rediscover the place at every season. Then, we stop by "Nandaimon gate" to admire the Buddhism style building and walk around the place, petting and feeding the deers.

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