6 Authentic Japanese Gifts Ideas For Him Who Loves Japanese Sake, Shochu, Whiskey; Traditional Sake Ware Selected By The Native Japanese
Are you searching for holiday gifts for him who loves drinking Japanese sake, Shochu, or whiskey? Here is the cool guide that introduced all genuine Japanese sake ware. made in Japan. Beer glass, cold sake ochoko glass, Tetsu Kyusu for warm/hot sake, Minoyaki ochoko sake cups, Edo kiriko shochu rock glass.
NODA HORO MADE IN JAPAN: The Porcelain Enamel Container Is Perfect For Japanese TSUKEMONO Pickles
Japanese Calligraphy And Kakizome; Things You Want To Know
How facts about Japanese calligraphy can be a part of your life? Japanese calligraphy called Shodo (or Kakikata) can improve focus and concentration, calm and clear your mind, and can help increase self-confidence-giving you Zen inspiration. Indeed, I can feel the same sensations after practicing meditation/ Yoga. Kakizome is basically drawing New Year's resolution as one of Japanese New Year's traditions. In this article, I'll tell you the purpose of Japanese calligraphy and how to start Shodo with the basics.
Japanese Cast Iron Teapot; How To Use And Care
Green tea connoisseur? Looking for something Zen-life? "Tetsu-Kyusu"-the Japanese cast iron teapot is ideal for upgrade your tea life and kitchen or office decor. There is often confusion between Tetsubin and Tetsu Kyusu and you can't use Tetsu-Kyusu on the stovetop. Read this guide that tells you about how to use, clean, store, and also how to deal with iron rust.
Why You Need To Seal The Wooden Cutting Board; These Oil Can Save Your Cutting Board Life
Do you know why you need to seal (season) your wooden cutting board before the first use? Coating with the oil can save the wood life longer while protecting being dry, discolored, odor, warping, and splitting. In this post, you can get tips for the best mineral oils for the oil finish and how to put the oil finish on the wooden cutting board.
The Ultimate Guide Of Japanese Wooden Cutting Board; The Best Wood And How to Maintain
The wooden cutting board is worthing to buy? Many amateur chefs hesitate to use wooden cutting boards for their maintenance. If you are considering investing in upgrade kitchen tools such as Japanese knives, you need to consider buying the wooden cutting board. In this post, I will tell you all you need about Japanese wooden cutting boards; attractive points, the best Japanese wood, how to use and maintain.
Basic A Japanese Wooden Cutting Board Care 101 For Beginners; Hinoki, Ginkgo, and Aomori Hiba
The wooden cutting board care instructions. The basic tips for cleaning and sterilizing. When you take care of the wooden cutting board with daily cleaning and also it is a good idea to maintenance deep occasionally. Your cutting board could last longer.
The Best Japanese Green Tea Pot Guide; Tokoname Kyusu
If you want to brew Japanese green tea easily, must have a "Tokoname Kyusu teapot". Tokoname yaki (the pottery) is one of the famous pottery in Japan and Tokoname Kyusu can allow green tea a mellow and rich taste. On this site, I explain how Tokoname kyusu works, how to clean, which you should buy. All about Tokoname Kyusu.
The Danshari Method; How To Declutter Items Without Regrets
First of all, you need to think about the purpose; decluttering or putting things away neatly. When you lose the purpose of decluttering, it will be easy to regret after getting rid of things. The Danshari method is not equal to minimalism so it is not just removing things from your space. Before starting decluttering, read those tips to avoid regrets.
The Danshari Method; One Of Popular Decluttering Techniques In Japan
As one of the popular "Japanese minimalism" principles, the "Danshari" method has been the most popular decluttering philosophy for a long in Japan. The basis of "Danshari" and Konmari is the same but they are different ideas. No needed to explain konmari method today, so I will guide you to the Danshari method which I prefer. The concept of Danshari is focusing on the present and keep what you really need. (This post isn't the exact tidying-up hacks. ) #tidyup #changeyourlife #productivity
Common Decluttering Mistakes I Made In The Danshari Method
Japanese MOTTAINAI Aesthetic
"Mottainai" is one of the representative terms to refer to Japanese culture. It is commonly used daily when wasting food, things, money, time...everything when they have regrets to waste these values. You may know the meanings of "Mottainai" as environmental activities, so its spirit has been influenced across the world. But, what's the original meaning of "Mottainai"??? Today, I am going to tell you about Japanese Mottaianai sprit.
What Is Tetsubin-The Japanese Traditional Cast Iron Kettle
A nostalgic Japanese cast-iron kettle is called "Tetsubin" - not a teapot- has been popular both in Japan and overseas. Like other ironware, Tetsunin has tough, keeping heat, and it can change the taste of water dramatically. Read this post, and find out what tetsubin is exactly, how to use and maintain it.
The Best Native Guide of Hot Springs In Japan; 10 Different Types Of Hot Spring Water
Excited to visit hot springs, Onsen, in Japan? Wait a minute! If you don't know the types of hot spring water, you may have negative effects from natural minerals. Especially, if you have sensitive skin and chronic disease, you need to know pH levels of hot springs water. To enjoy the best hot spring for you, read here and learn about 10 different types of Onsen in Japan.
Japanese Hot Springs 101; What You Need To Know About Onsen In Japan
Looking forward to bathing Hot Springs in Japan? Before going to have an experience, do you know that the Japanese hot springs culture is different from other countries? The hot springs aka Onsen in Japanese, have a long history and very special for Japanese people. Thus, you must follow local rules and try not to bother other peoples. To avoid making you disappointed, I am going to tell you about Japanese Hot Springs 101 today.
Where and When you can see KIMONO girls most
Are you interested in Kimono, the signature traditional Japanese costume? Do you know the truth that not so many people don't wear kimono outside of special occasions in Japan? But if you know the special day that many women get dressed Kimono, you can have the opportunity to see colorful Kimono girls. You don't have to chase around Geiko. (by the way, don't chase Geiko! It really bothers them.) On this page, you can know where and when you can see Kimono girls, and I also explain the difference between Kimono & Yukata.
The Ultimate Guide; Learn Japanese New Year’s Traditions in 11 Easy Steps
If you are interested in Japanese culture, you can't miss how Japanese people celebrate New Year's Day. From ancient years, the event of welcoming to the coming year has been very important for Japanese people, each thing is related to Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism. Even though the real meanings of each thing has been loosing for modern people, yet they still enjoy New Year's Day. In this site, I will explain traditional things how the Japanese welcome the New Year.
Japanese Temple Etiquette; 4 Things I Want To Tell You Before Visiting
Visiting Shrines and Temples is definitely one of the things to do on your bucket list for the Japan trip. To visit the holy places for local people, learn proper manners to enjoy the experience while respecting the Japanese customs and religion.