Saihoji Moss Temple (Kokedera) あppぃかちおn

Making A Reservation At Saihoji Temple

Making A Reservation At Saihoji Temple 西芳寺 Advance reservations are needed to visit Saihoji Temple (aka Kokedera – the “Moss Temple”) in Kyoto. Procedure for Saihoji reservation application This involves
Gomi Goshoku Goho: The principles behind Japanese cuisine

The Three Fives of Japanese Cuisine: Gomi Goshoku Goho

The Three Fives of Japanese Cuisine: Gomi Goshoku Goho 五味 五色 五法 Japanese cuisine is based on the principle of “five flavors, five colors, five ways” or “gomi goshoku goho.”  And this applies
Japanese artifacts at the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk, Belarus.

Japan in the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk

Japan in the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk 大祖国戦争史国立博物館 We recently visited the Great Patriotic War Museum Minsk, Belarus, and the Japan-related exhibits there were particularly interesting. As a whole the
Nagashima Spaland

Nagashima Spa Land

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Monet Shrine, Gifu.

Monet Shrine Nemichi Shrine Gifu

Monet Shrine (Nemichi Shrine) Gifu 根道神社 Nemichi Shrine, best known as Monet Shrine, is located in the depths of Gifu Prefecture in central Japan. The shrine has become a tourist