In February 2017, Sakagura London bar manager Zdenek Zemen and Kinu Yukawa from Japan Centre took 2016/2017 Gekkeikan […]
Celebrated for its rolling hills, pasture land and green meadows – Maniwa City is located in northern Okayama […]
Aikawa-san, master brewer at Gekkeikan Sake, made a quip about this brown ball of twigs hanging above the […]
If the southern islands of Okinawa represent Japan’s tropical paradise, Hokkaido is its rugged wilderness. There are a […]
The changing of the seasons has enormous influence on the people of Japan and their culture. As the country moves from a blaze of autumnal reds, yellows and golds to the ever lower temperatures of winter, people engage in a whole host of activities to suit the colder, darker months. Whether you seek high octane winter sports or quiet, peaceful reflection, you’ll find it in the Japan Centre Top 5 Winter Activities in Japan…
Osaka is Japan’s good-time city. A frenzy of neon lights and greasy street food, easy-come beer and all night parties, world-class shopping and boisterous locals. It’s everything a metropolis should be and more – alluring, enticing, overwhelming, gritty, vibrant, tough, mysterious… and that’s just the love hotels. Even better, for all you foodies it’s practically heaven on earth. Join Japan Centre as we take a look at our Top 5 Osaka Eats.
Embrace a calmer Japan, one of remote tranquil beauty, ancient wonders and sleeping “monsters” nestled in the snow. This month the Japan Centre team uncover one of Japan’s hidden secrets – beautiful Yamagata Prefecture…