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Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
What are Koma-inu?
Imagine you are going out to dinner at your favorite Chinese or Japanese... Read More
“Kamakura – The Coexistence of Old and New”
Japan is unique because it respects traditional culture, yet it lets new customs develop as... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
Touring the Hana no mai Sake Brewery
Getting to tour a brewery while learning about not only the ancient process of brewing... Read More