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「新潟の芸妓遊び」Geigi (Geisha) Banquet Experience in Niigata

Recently I started to make some effort to see a little more of Japan. Some of you may have noticed from my social media, that I visited Niigata. (Actually for the second time.) Last time I learned that Niigata is one of the biggest locations for Geisha/Maiko culture in Japan. (They are actually called "Geigi" in Niigata!)Many may instantly think of Kyoto (and you are quite right in doing so ofc) when hearing about Geisha/Geiko. However, Japan still has several areas...

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「鎌倉 – 穴場 – 日帰り旅行」Kamakura – off the beaten track

Thinking to visit Japan in the summer time? We introduce you some nice beach and tourist spots not so far from Tokyo. Last Summer I visited Kamakura again after many years. Since I already saw the main tourist attractions various times (big Buddha statue, large Shrine..) this time, seeing uncrowded and not as familiar locations was my goal. <<Do not miss the article on hydrangea flower temples in Northern Kamakura area >> みなさん、いかがお過ごしですか?今年の夏は鎌倉を訪れました。 鎌倉の大仏や鶴岡八幡宮をはじめとする神社は一通り見たことがある(鳩サブレも大好きです)ので、穴場を探しに行ってみました。日本人の皆さんには、馴染みがありすぎて、穴場でもなんでもないと怒られそうです(すんまそん!古!)。 For those of you who aren't familiar, Kamakura used to...

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