How to Make a Unique Trip to Japan?

If you are planning an overseas tour to Japan, there are certain things to take care of before heading to catch the flight. It’s already spring in the country and renowned petal festivals are on. Cherry blossom and plum festivals are prime attractions during the spring season. Although Plum trees have already shed their flowers but chances are that you can still catch blossoming of cherry flowers.

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How to fight hay fever during spring season in Japan

Spring is the season infamous for hay fever. If you are allergic to pollen, chances are high that you may suffer from hay fever during your trip. But, if you come all prepared, you can brave it. First and foremost thing to consider is mask; make sure that whenever you go out, your nose is masked. It’s better to add more safety by applying mask spray on the mask.

Get yourself equipped with air purifier that helps in keeping clean and pure surroundings. While you are in Japan during spring season, dry your clothes indoors to avoid getting pollen all over clothes or you can cover the area where you dry the clothes.

Catch the cherry blossoming

As spring is still on, you have the chances to experience the beauty of cherry blossom festival. You need to exercise some precautions while surfing different cherry blossoming sites. As it’s the most anticipated spring festival, you will find huge rush on almost every hot spot. Go through a few blogs from Japan and select the hot spot. Read the map thoroughly and try to get the tickets pre-booked.

Prepare yourself well for summer

After the spring season, scorching heat in summer season is all set to welcome you to Japan. Although you might feel worn out in the summer season but it’s quite a unique experience to the travellers, especially from United Kingdom.

To save your skin from the blazing heat, you can bring some sun lotion and other types of creams. You can also find several sun lotion creams at marketplaces.

Japan welcomes people from every culture

If you are pre-conceived with the notion that differences of culture and traditions can play spoilsport in your visit, shed you inhibitions before catching up the flight. Japan has evolved as modern country and welcomes tourists, from around the world, with open arms.

You would not face even a slight discomfort and racism from the Japanese people. Besides respecting own culture and traditions, they are very much sensitive towards the cultures and traditions of other countries.

Language can be a risk but tour guides can help you through

If there is slight risk of discomfort in your tourism experience, it’s because of language problems. You may jump into the people, who are not well versed with English language. But, every tourist guide available at the tourist places are fluent in foreign languages and can communicate in your language.

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Japan, as a whole, is a unique tourist location. You may feel some sort of difficulties in the country but it pays well after exploring the exceptionally beautiful country of Japan.


Know-how on Japan: Ancient and Modern

Japan is a country where you can experience ancient culture blending well with modernisation. This country has evolved as a technology giant yet keeping the roots and culture intact with its existence. In the modern Japan, you can find traces of Asian, European and North American cultures, which make it hybrid.

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The residents of this Island nation witnessed prolonged isolation from outside world but the onset of The Black Ships and the Meiji period brought the country on the international map.

Language of Japan

Japanese language is an agglutinative language, as most of the words in the lexicons are formed by joining morphemes together. The first mention of Japanese language can be traced back to 252 AD into a Chinese document.

Japanese literature

Near about the beginning, Japanese literature had great influences from the Chinese literature, owing to the culture contact. With the diffusion of Buddhism religion in Japan, the influences of Indian literature also started growing in the country. Of late, Japanese writers have developed own concepts and started writing about Japan. Yet, you can find the traces of Western and Eastern literature in the Japanese works.

Music in Japan

Music in Japan is something that you can relate to traditional as well modern genres. Do you know that Japan is only second biggest music market of world? You can find local music at the karaoke venues, mostly on records labels’ lease. The conventional Japanese music is based on the human breathing, unlike Western music, which prefers mathematical timing.

Ancient architectures

The architectures in Japan have a long history. Most of the architectures are based on Chinese designs but varies on several aspects, primarily indigenous to Japan. The temples, Shinto shrines and castles are the best examples of ancient architectures. Most of the Japanese architectures are built with gardens inside the premises.

Traditional and modern fashion in Japan

If anything that distinguishes Japan from entire world, it’s the traditional clothing. The kimono is the traditional wears of Japan. These are full length garments but initially, it was referred to all the types of clothing. In the modern Japan, Kimono is preferred by men and women on the special occasions.

In the modern times, Japanese fashion has come of age. The entire world has started recognising Japanese fashion sense. Japanese designers and fashion trends have made their presence felt on the international fashion platforms.

Japanese cuisine

Japanese cuisine has a long past. You can have some of most sophisticated and refined dishes in Japan. Of late, Japanese dishes have become quite popular and considered fashionable in the USA and Europeans countries. Sushi, Tempura and Teriyaki are some of the common Japanese foods available throughout the world. The main diet in Japan consists of rice, pickled or boiled vegetables and fresh seafood. Japanese people have a healthy food habit and it’s often reasoned for their longevity.

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In a nutshell, Japan is an exciting and mesmerising country. You can experience several unique and exceptional things in Japan.