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13Fri 2020

All about Maiko, Geisha and Oiran

One of the famous representation of Japanese culture is the Geisha. Becoming a geisha requires a lot of training, hard work and patience. In the past, only Japanese can become a geisha. However, there were records of foreigners becoming geisha

12Fri 2016

The Mystery of Valentine’s Day in Japan

On Valentine’s Day in Japan, girls give chocolates to boys
Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is lovers’ day. But Japanese customs is quite different from Westerners’. First, Japanese Valentine’s Day is the confession of girls to boys. Secondly, presents are (generally) chocolate. Thirdly,