Like this post? Help us by sharing it! The beauty of Japanese kanji characters is that they can convey so much meaning in so few strokes. Take the kanji “wa” 和 for example. It has numerous connotations wrapped up in just eight simple lines, and one those meanings, “harmony”, is particularly significant during this time of worldwide crisis. Let’s […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! If you’ve spent any time in Japan, you know it can be quite a bewitching place. The delicious food. The quiet shrines. The peaceful gardens. For some, that is enough. Their time in Nippon goes by in a flash and they leave with cherished memories. For others, they […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Whether you’ve already got tickets to the rugby in Japan this summer or you’re hoping to get your mitts on some last-minute (YES, there’s still time! Click here to find out how to get yours now), you’ve probably got a few burning questions about what to expect […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! With that long stretch away from the confines of the classroom, travelling in summer can be part and parcel of being a parent. Luckily though, with a whole calendar of events to keep little ones entertained, summer is a great time to pack up the kids and […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Okinawa’s beaches and laid back lifestyle are the things of postcards, but what’s it like to visit in spring? Tour leader Robert Kodama leaves the cherry blossom frenzy of the mainland to find out. Like this post? Help us by sharing it!