When I was asked to do a review of Japan’s seasonal conbini (convenience store) snacks for autumn 2021, the first thing that struck me was “responsibility.”
Kanazawa, easily accessible via the Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station, offers travelers a wide range of experiences, from hands-on craft and cooking classes to strolling beautiful Japanese gardens and samurai and tea districts.
Kyoto, Japan’s imperial capital for more than a millennium, offers a wealth of picturesque temples, museums, and gardens, but with millions of international visitors a year, many of Kyoto’s “must-s
Yokosuka Naval Base is known as home to USS Ronald Reagan and other U.S. 7th Fleet vessels. But, you may not know its origins are actually French.
Japanese manga is well known and followed throughout the world. But long before manga and technological advances in communication, there was an art form used for storytelling that originally captured the imagination of only the Japanese people: ukiyo-e.