All about Japan: Travel guides, information, tips, photos, etc.
Despite globalization, Japan strikes many people from other parts of the world as a foreign country. Where shinto shrines and skyscrapers stand next to each other, quiet garden areas and high-tech amusement parks coexist peacefully, a successful bridge between past and post-modernity has been established.
Traditional consciousness and progress are no contrasts in Japan, but are mutually dependent. The latest fahion can be found mainly in the metropolitan cities Tokyo and Osaka. The old emperial... more