Zen experience in Japan

Zen is one of the Buddhist schools in Japan that teaches meditation and to obtain serenity of mind. It originated in India, then moved to China and later intoduced to Japan in 1168 by Eisai as Rinzai Zen. Then Dogen founded Soto Zen in ...Read More

Homemade Soba

Soba noodles are Japanese buckwheat noodles, tasty and healthy meal. It is very popular across Japan. Soba can be served cold or hot. Sometimes people think that it is difficult to prepare noodles from scratch at home but actually it is not. Check this ...Read More

Kaiseki dinner

Kaiseki-ryōri, the famous traditional Japanese multi-course dinner, is an experience in itself. Reserved only for special occasions, the succession of small dishes brings back the simplicity and subtle taste of the Buddhist meal. Representing the highest form of culinary experience, kaiseki is the Japanese version ...Read More

Autumn in Hakone

There’s something about Hakone that just sparks the interest of every traveller, and no wonder the city is gaining more and more attention, especially during spring or autumn. The cherry blossom or autumn foliage are definitely the views that attract hordes of tourists, making ...Read More

Halloween in Japan

Famous for its festivals and cosplay events, Japan couldn’t miss October’s most important celebration. Halloween has been renowned around the globe for centuries, rapidly gaining fame even in countries where the celebration was “not a thing” up until now. Going from zero to hero, ...Read More