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  • A Home for Art on a Hill in Wazuka - Yunomi.life

    A Home for Art on a Hill in Wazuka

    What is Wazuka? Wazuka is a town in Kyoto Prefecture famous for its high quality tea. The farming families in Wazuka have been producing Ujicha for over 800 years. Today...

  • 5 Places from Murakami’s Japan

    Haruki Murakami Murakami became a literary legend with his 1987 novel Norwegian Wood. Since then, he has stolen the hearts of readers with his quirky, slightly fantastic, yet somehow realistic...

  • Kimono and Yukata Rental Shops in Kyoto

    What’s the difference between Yukawa and Kimono? The primary difference between yukata and kimono are the fabrics used to make the garments. Yukata are typically made from a light cotton...

  • 10 Reasons Why Only 3.5% of Japanese Are Obese

    The Japanese are notorious for both their slender bodies and delicious food. While these two things are usually mutually exclusive, Japan has managed for find the perfect balance. How has...