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Oishii – it’s not (just) the taste!

We think it is high time to talk about some language about food, and share what is, probably, one of the most frequently used Japanese words: “oishii”. Liberal deployment of “oishii” will have a deep and positive impact on the people receiving your compliments. Continue reading

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The Best Place in Japan for Vegetarians Is …

Prior to the arrival of Europeans, Japanese were not big meat eaters. Coastal Japanese ate plenty of fish, certainly, inlanders trapped wild game, and the rest was vegetables (and seaweed!). So, what is the appeal in Japanese cuisine for vegetarians today? Continue reading

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‘Cool Japan’ or ‘Your Japan’?

The average Hollywood movie costs $100 million to make, of which $35 million is spent on marketing.
Why? So you’ll know the movie exists, who stars in it, and whether it’s a comedy or a love story or an action-packed thriller.
The fact is, today’s travelers have a lot of choices. It’s our job to first of all put Japan on your radar, then help you find “your Japan”.
This is how we do that. Continue reading

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Just Mixing The Faiths (for Perfect Harmony)

Business events often incorporate elements of the two main faiths of the Japanese. This mix and match approach is in perfect harmony with Japanese society itself. No matter what your faith, Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines are an important component of Japanese culture, and well worth making time to visit. Continue reading

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Out Of Office 29th December – 3rd January : This Is What We’re Doing To Celebrate New Year

As the world winds down for end of year holidays, both our Tokyo HQ and Kyoto office will be closed during the Japanese New Year celebrations from 29th December to 3rd January. It is a busy and spiritual time of the year, this is what we will be doing – Continue reading

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