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Praying in Japan – part 1

They say that the Japanese are born as Shinto; they become Christians when they marry and Buddhists when they die. Why? When …

Praying in Japan – part 2

Let’s continue our trip to Japan discovering temples and shrines, today we explore the Shinto shrines. If you missed the first part …

Ukai on the Kiso River

It is a 1300 year tradition in Japan to fish with the help of trained cormorants and this tradition is called ukai. The …

Good and cheap sushi in Japan

Delicious and cheap sushi? Yes, it is possible in a kaiten sushi restaurant! For the ones who don’t know it, but I …