“Washoku” has been drawing attention since it was registered as an UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. From traditional to the unique interpretations of foreign cuisines, Washoku is characterized with its variety and depth. “IS JAPAN COOL?” introduces Japanese culture from a unique viewpoint and in this article, we will introduce the video highlights of Washoku.
Free Wi-Fi services are now spreading rapidly in Japan. Everyone should consider using them when visiting Japan. Among the many free Wi-Fi services available, you can try using the Wi-Fi with SSID (access point identification number) “0000FLETS-POTAL”? This Wi-Fi service is provided by businesses, including shop owners, to show “Omotenashi” or hospitality to customers from overseas. Here we introduce features of this service as well as how to make full use of it!
Naruto City in Tokushima Prefecture is known for the “whirlpools of Naruto”, where countless whirlpools, both big and small, are seen on the surface of the strait. The name Naruto may remind many people of the popular comic “NARUTO”. Enjoy the whirlpools and all that Naruto has to offer, with a historic town, traditional crafts and local gourmet, this spot is a must see for visitors.
The image of nature and people living together in harmony can be found in terraced rice fields. We will introduce the beautiful scenery of the terraced rice fields that are scattered around Japan. We will also look at the changes they undergo in each season and the differences between fields in different areas.
Choosing souvenirs for your family and friends is one of the fun parts of a trip. Unique items that let you feel the essence of Japan are gathered in the annual “Japan Souvenir Grand-Prix” contest, where the best souvenirs from across Japan are chosen.
There is a word in Japanese, “Setsugekka” (meaning snow, moon and flower), to express the beauty of nature, and Spring is the season to enjoy it the most. We will introduce the impressive scenery of Spring with a video.
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