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Eating in Tokyo

Today we’re going far away. To Japan. To Tokyo. Everyone knows that finding good places to eat, with amazing food and wonderful oriental atmosphere is a very easy task! But this one really is special and it has become world wide famous and one of the best restaurants in the World. Time magasine has placed it in 3rd, imagine […]

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What is your Ikigai?

In Japan, millions of people have ikigai (pronounced Ick-ee-guy)— a reason to jump out of bed each morning. What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? The Japanese island of Okinawa, where ikigai has its origins, is said to be home to the largest population of centenarians in the world. Could the concept of ikigai contribute to longevity? “Your ikigai is at the […]

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Wabi-sabi style

Wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature, accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. It reflects exactly the perception of what is beauty can be: the imperfection of nature or the asymmetry of anything handmade.  Wabi-sabi celebrates cracks and crevices and all the other marks that time, […]

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Where to? Kyoto

Today we’re going to an amazing magical city in Japan: Kyoto. Located in the Kansai region, 226 miles south west of the capital, Kyoto is cocooned in a valley with green mountains rising protectively around it. The city centre is surprisingly easy to navigate, thanks to a simple public transport network (just two subway lines) […]

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Wabi-Sabi

Wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature, accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. It reflects exactly the perception of what is beauty can be: the imperfection of nature or the asymmetry of anything handmade.  Wabi-sabi celebrates cracks and crevices and all the other marks that time, […]

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Amanemu

What? change it to WHERE! The 1st National Geographic’s “The big sleep awards” 2017 winner, Amanemu , one of the amazing Aman resorts. Amanemu, perched on the rolling hills of Ise-Shima National Park in southwestern Japan, is a hot-spring sanctuary overlooking the calm waters of Ago Bay. Amanemu embraces the ancient Japanese bathing tradition of […]

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Eating in the orient

Today we’re going far away. To Japan. To Tokyo. Everyone knows that finding good places to eat, with amazing food and wonderful oriental atmosphere is a very easy task! But this one really is special and it has become world wide famous and one of the best restaurants in the World. Time magasine has placed it […]