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Exploring Kamakura: Activities in a Historic Gem Under an Hour from Tokyo!

Exploring Kamakura: Activities in a Historic Ge...

Hi, I’m Naomi, I normally post our company social media for The Japanese Shop! Today, I would like to introduce you to an activity that can be enjoyed in Kamakura,...

Exploring Kamakura: Activities in a Historic Ge...

Hi, I’m Naomi, I normally post our company social media for The Japanese Shop! Today, I would like to introduce you to an activity that can be enjoyed in Kamakura,...

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What is Japanese ‘Sa Shi Su Se So'?

When I moved to the UK, there were not many Japanese restaurants in Harrogate where we are based. 16 years on, Japanese cuisine has become one of the most popular...

What is Japanese ‘Sa Shi Su Se So'?

When I moved to the UK, there were not many Japanese restaurants in Harrogate where we are based. 16 years on, Japanese cuisine has become one of the most popular...

Venice in Japan – a city with a canal and historical buildings

Venice in Japan – a city with a canal and histo...

My hometown is Kurashiki, nestled in Okayama Prefecture, on the southern part of Honshu Island of Japan. It is best known for its well-preserved historical district called Kurashiki Bikan Chiku...

Venice in Japan – a city with a canal and histo...

My hometown is Kurashiki, nestled in Okayama Prefecture, on the southern part of Honshu Island of Japan. It is best known for its well-preserved historical district called Kurashiki Bikan Chiku...

A Guide to Taking a (Public) Bath in Japan!

A Guide to Taking a (Public) Bath in Japan!

Now you might think that writing a guide about simply taking a bath is a bit well…strange. But when I am in Japan, one of the things that I most...

A Guide to Taking a (Public) Bath in Japan!

Now you might think that writing a guide about simply taking a bath is a bit well…strange. But when I am in Japan, one of the things that I most...

Osaka - something you didn't know before!

Osaka - something you didn't know before!

Some of you know that one of the founder/owners of The Japanese Shop (Hiromi) is originally from Osaka, Japan. Located in the centre of Honshu island, Osaka is the second most visited city...

Osaka - something you didn't know before!

Some of you know that one of the founder/owners of The Japanese Shop (Hiromi) is originally from Osaka, Japan. Located in the centre of Honshu island, Osaka is the second most visited city...

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Hello Spring, Goodbye students!

In the UK, spring is a time of renewal and celebration. We welcome the warmer weather with the blooming of daffodils and cherry blossoms and enjoy traditions like Easter and...

Hello Spring, Goodbye students!

In the UK, spring is a time of renewal and celebration. We welcome the warmer weather with the blooming of daffodils and cherry blossoms and enjoy traditions like Easter and...