Kayotei Country Inn in Ishikawa

Kayotei Country Inn in Ishikawa

By Everett Kennedy Brown When I first heard of Hokuriku I thought it sounded like a rooster call. When I actually visited the region just…

Japanese Time Travel in Sado

Japanese Time Travel in Sado

Japan is a great place for time travel. In the remote villages, temples and shrines of the countryside there are places that lure the imagination…

Memoir of a Sugihara Survivor

Memoir of a Sugihara Survivor

Below memoir is written by David Reed, a son of a holocaust survivor Sonia Reed who had escaped from Europe with help from a Japanese…

More Travel Awards to Japan

More Travel Awards to Japan

4 More Reasons to Visit Japan Of course we would love for you to visit Japan. There is nothing more we want than for you…

The Big Three Japanese Gardens

The Big Three Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens, or nihon teien, are traditional gardens built to express and symbolize native rituals and beliefs and mold landscapes to an idealized form. Originally…

Robatayaki: Fireside Cooking Japanese Style

Robatayaki: Fireside Cooking Japanese Style

Sushi, sashimi, ramen and tempura are all well established in the average gourmet’s Japanese food vocabulary, but robatayaki, where small portions of meat, fish or…