Boil the kettle, fill the pot, and raise a celebratory cup. Sri Lanka's renowned tea industry has just dodged a potentially devastating COVID-19 shutdown by swapping 19th-century tradition with 21st-...
From the dense forests of Nara, where deer roam free, to fascinating artisan villages that line up the spectacular northern coastline of Tango Peninsula, there is plenty to explore and enjoy in Kyoto Prefecture once you venture beyond the former Imperial capital. Uji is of such gem sites.
Service-members often have difficulty overcoming language barriers, but that didn't stop these Sailors and their families from experiencing Japanese culture firsthand with a traditional Kimono fitting and tea ceremony.
Yamazoe Village in Nara is the birthplace of Japanese culture. It is also the location of hands-on sushi school Ichiban Oishii Japan where you can learn how to make sushi, tempura, dashi and even osechi ryori, Japan’s delicious new Year food, and have a meaningful experience of Japanese culture at the same time.