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Travel

  • Sensoji Temple at Sunset

    While unmistakably a tourist trap, the Asukusa district of Tokyo, and Sensoji Temple, its main attraction, is definitely a must-see for any first time visitor to Japan. Knowing there are...

  • Bonsai, the art of potted miniature tree

    Bonsai, with its history for over a thousand years in Japan, is a miniature tree in a pot, cultivated and shaped to create a specific form. It is both the...

  • Matcha baking idea: matcha roll cake

    The matcha roll cake with cream in the center is a staple at many Japanese cafés. Japan doesn’t have establishments called tea houses or “Chaya” except for a few that...

  • Good morning #Japan

    A scene from a commuter train transfer point in Kanagawa (just outside of Tokyo) The post Good morning #Japan appeared first on YUNOMI.

  • The 88th night: A Japanese tea tradition

    “Hachi-jyu-hachiya” is the 88th day after Risshun. Risshun is the day that Spring begins on Japan’s lunar calender. Currently, it is on February 4th. In other words, “Hachi-jyu-hachiya” is the...

  • Itaya Hazan, a pioneer of modern Japanese ceramics

    Itaya Hazan (1872-1963) is a Japanese potter active during late Meiji to mid Showa period. He was the first potter to receive the Order of Cultural Merit (Bunka Kunsho). Following...

  • Traveling in Japan: Mt. Fuji

    Mt. Fuji, also known as the Fujiyama, is probably one of the top images foreigners relate to when thinking of Japan. Designated as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the beautiful...