🇯🇵 Japan

18 January 2021

Japan suspends entry of all non-resident foreign nationals

The Japanese government has decided to suspend the entry of all non-resident foreign nationals into the country as part of a coordinated effort to curb the […]
11 January 2021

What is Japan’s Coming of Age Day?

Today, on Monday 11th January, millions of young Japanese people are celebrating turning 20 years old by dressing up and attending traditional ceremonies to honour Japan’s […]
2 December 2020

Japan: More suicides in a month than Covid-19 deaths in a whole year

The number of suicides in Japan in October was higher than the number of deaths caused by covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. According to […]
16 November 2020

Will there be spectators at the Olympic Games in Tokyo?

On Monday November 16th, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, said that he was “very confident” about the possibility of having spectators […]
11 November 2020

Domestic Cruise ships return to the sea in Japan

Cruise ships in Japan are cautiously resuming domestic operations eight months on from the forced halt to cruise ship operations country wide, brought on by the […]
6 November 2020

Japan’s face mask culture

Long before the first wave of Covid-19 hit the world, Japanese people were comfortable with wearing face masks for medical reasons and to conform with social […]
10 September 2020

10 must-visit attractions in Japan

What comes to your mind when we talk about Japan? Sushi? Sake? Japan is certainly much more! It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in […]
14 August 2020

What is a Japanese Bento?

A bento is a single portion lunch box very common in Japan. The container can have different compartments to better divide the dishes and can be […]
4 August 2020

Covid-19 resurgence:
Tokyo reports 309 new cases

Covid-19 cases keep rising in the Japanese capital. Last Tuesday, the Tokyo metropolitan government reported 309 new cases and announced that the national tally exceeded again […]
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