Tag Archives: Japan

Five Reasons Why You Should Eat at a Family Restaurant in Japan

If you’re visiting Japan as a tourist or if you’re planning on living in Japan I would first and foremost encourage you to eat at more traditional Japanese restaurants. If that’s the case, why is this blog post all about the advantages of eating at a family restaurant? Below are five good reasons why you…

40 Beautiful Cherry Blossom Photos from the Sakura Season in Japan

This year, I’m delighted to share with you 40 stunning cherry blossom photos taken by Alex Kerr, Alfie Goodrich and Junko Sophie Kakizaki in Japan. PHOTOS BY ALEX KERR Alex Kerr is a well-known Japanologist and writer. He’s an expert on Japanese art and culture and the author of numerous books, including Lost Japan, a…

Review of Handmade in Japan: The Pursuit of Perfection in Traditional Crafts 日本の手仕事

Published by Gestalten Photos and Essays by Irwin Wong Famous architect Kengo Kuma provides a thought-provoking introduction but Irwin Wong is the true orchestrator of this beautiful photobook. As you turn each page, it’s Wong’s stunning photos and fascinating essays that introduce you to the exquisite handicrafts and the artisans who make them throughout Japan.…