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  • February 10, 2015

    Eyebrow Threading Services and Nail Salons in Tokyo

    In need of some beautification and pampering? Here are some English-speaking salons where you can give your eyebrows and nails some tender, loving care: Eyebrow Threading A hair removal practice that’s said to have originated in India, threading is said […]

  • February 2, 2015

    Diamond Fuji: A Natural Gem Worth Beholding

    A few times a year, a beautiful phenomenon called Diamond Fuji occurs when the rising or setting sun aligns with the peak of Mt. Fuji, causing Mt. Fuji to shine bright like a diamond, hence its name. While the exact […]

  • February 1, 2015
    Plum or cherry blossoms? Photo by kanegen, used under a Creative Commons license.

    Plum Blossoms in Tokyo

    It’s true, cherry blossoms do tend to overshadow Japan’s other stunning flowers. However,  plum (ume) blossoms — which bloom in late February to signal the start of spring — should not be overlooked. Plum blossoms’ reddish, pink, or white flowers remain […]

  • January 20, 2015

    Isehara: A Sacred Getaway Near Tokyo

    You don’t have to go all the way to Wakayama Prefecture’s Mt. Koya or Kumano Kodo to make a pilgrimage to a sacred site. Abundant in natural beauty and holiness (at least, according to Shinto tradition), the city of Isehara […]