CULTURE - Japanese

For a country that has greatly evolved over a several centuries, Japan has a way of preserving its rich culture. Festivals in Japan are till date celebrated with the same enthusiasm and as they were ages ago. Asian Inspirations helps you demystifying all those mysterious and wonderfully captivating Japanese culture and traditions . Discover the full flavoured food culture you know nought about.
Japan: From Traditional To Kawaii

Japan: From Traditional To Kawaii

Japanese cuisine has evolved over centuries and while it’s famous for traditions & ceremonies, the love for cuteness is very prevalent in food presentation.
Celebrating Tsukimi, the Japanese Moon Festival

Celebrating Tsukimi, the Japanese Moon Festival

In Japan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is known as Tsukimi, which literally translates to ‘moon watch’. The Tsukimi Mid-Autumn Festival in Japan takes place on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. Learn the customs and traditions of Tsukimi and find out what to eat during the Japanese Moon Festival.
Tokushima – Going Big

Tokushima – Going Big

Home to some of the biggest festivals and cultural sites, Tokushima is guaranteed to attract adventure-seekers.
Niigata – Rich In Variety

Niigata – Rich In Variety

Located at the geographical heart of Japan, Niigata is renowned for its high-quality rice that fuels the rest of Japan.
Nagano – Standing Tall In Japan

Nagano – Standing Tall In Japan

Beautiful landlocked prefecture is home to some of Japan’s most significant natural and historical treasures.
Okinawa – A Paradise With Its Own Unique Identity

Okinawa – A Paradise With Its Own Unique Identity

Stretching over 160 tiny islands, Okinawa boasts a culture and heritage that is uniquely theirs.
What Is Washoku?

What Is Washoku?

Authentic Japanese cuisine is known as ‘washoku’ and is a celebration of the freshest seasonal ingredients, colours and textures. This guide to authentic Japanese cuisine will define what washoku means, including the key elements of washoku food and hospitality.
Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival and Foods

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival and Foods

During the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival, try Japanese hanami dango dumplings, Japanese bento boxes and Sakura mocha sweets for Sakura Matsuri.
5 Amazing Asian Gifting Ideas For Christmas You Never Knew

5 Amazing Asian Gifting Ideas For Christmas You Never Knew

Here are 5 amazing Asian gifting ideas for Christmas you never knew. This Christmas, make a present that will your loved ones will cherish forever.
10 Surprising Facts About Sushi That You Never Knew

10 Surprising Facts About Sushi That You Never Knew

Sushi defines the cultural milieu of Japan and the creative effort that goes into making every single roll of Sushi. Masters in Japan make each bite a ride of color, texture, taste, and presentation. Here are 10 interesting facts about sushi that will surprise you and make you fall in love with it:
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