This autumn, against a natural canvas of soaring mountains and rugged shorelines, Ibaraki prefecture is playing host to an international art festival that is equally dynamic as it is diverse.
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on September 30, 2016
As his administration term comes to a close, the Ambassador of Switzerland to Japan Urs Bucher looks back on his six-year stint with topics ranging from the challenge of postmodern Japan’s diversity to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on May 19, 2016
With roughly 24 hours on the clock, I was more than ready to soak up the Okinawan sunshine and experience a different side of the Japanese archipelago.
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on April 27, 2016
Picking up from where my last post left off, after thoroughly enjoying an array of attractions in Hiroshima, I found…
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on April 22, 2016
Exploring the Cityscape of Hiroshima and the Mystical Island of Miyajima.
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on April 14, 2016
Kōdō is a highly ritualized incense ceremony that cultivates refinement and deepens both sensory and spiritual awareness.
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on March 31, 2016
Seeking Serenity Inside One of Kyoto’s Famed Temples
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on March 26, 2016
Knowing about the world of Noh, where realism and spirituality meet on stage.
By Jessica Sayuri Boissy on March 25, 2016
Toride City will be hosting its annual Hina Matsuri Festival with over 90 hina dolls on display.