The streets leading to the vermillion gates of Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Shrine are filled with mom and pop shops. Vendors sell shaved ice, grilled eels on skewers, lacquered chopsticks, and sweet potatoes baked over red-hot coals. But one man in a crisp white cap is making and selling cookies that don’t look Japanese at all.
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The Kimono, The traditional Japanese garment, will experience a glamorous launch next year. With the Kimono Project, the organization Imagine OneWorld is using traditional kimono arts to build international connections by creating new works of art with a global influence. The project is racing to create 206 kimonos, one for each country participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
A fine kimono is a work of great labor and art, requiring the efforts of many skilled artisans. Traditionally, a bol...
Translanguaging through story documents the progression of an emerging bilingual preschooler who draws on his full linguistic repertoire to story his experiences with others. Academic journal article.
Discover the top 10 essential foods to try on your next trip to Tokyo, with Good Food's guide to the best Japanese delicacies.
Taking a trip to Tokyo and want to eat your way around the city like a local? Let your tastebuds explore these local delicacies and tick Good Food's personal favourites off your list.
10 must-try foods to eat in Tokyo
1. Pour over coffee
Japan does coffee in that meticulous Japanese way – with care, love, and exquisite attention to detail. Now you can get quality espr...