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Connecting with Cultural Tokyo...

February 9th 2006
In contrast to my every-day life in Tokyo - working, going out, commuting and relaxing (!?) - my time here has also been punctuated by some wonderful opportunities to experience and reconnect with Japanese culture. Needless to say, Japan has an abundance of cultural sights of significance, however finding them in Tokyo takes a little more hunting than in cities like Kyoto and Nara. Yok ... read more
Asia » Japan

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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