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The traditional Japanese cuisine: 5 specialties not to be missed

Sushi It is impossible to talk about traditional Japanese cuisine without mentioning sushi. It is indeed the Japanese recipe most famous in the world. These little balls of vinegared rice topped with a slice of raw fish have popularized the flavors of the Japanese archipelago across the globe. ...

10
Jan
2022

Naoshima: an island museum in Japan

An island dedicated to art Naoshima is an island in the Japanese archipelago located in the Seto Inland Sea, between Honshu and Shikoku. It belongs to the prefecture of Kagawa. Almost deserted at the end of the 1980s, the island has become a very popular tourist spot. Popular with Japanese touri ...

10
Jan
2022

The mobile phone: history and evolution

phones are expected to offer auto-location features (pedestrian guidance and local information), payment systems (electronic purse already in use in Japan) and become true 'digital Swiss Army knives' combining a multitude of functions. ...

18
Jan
2008

Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

pite its modest size, this small territory concentrates all the charm of the Far East. The Chinese culture is mixed with various other influences, Japanese and Western in particular, so that the cities offer an amazing mix of traditional architecture and avant-garde buildings. More pleasant th ...

13
Mar
2019

The edible chrysanthemum: an amazing vegetable plant

ms. Its botanical name is Chrysanthemum coronarium. This plant is native to the Mediterranean basin and East Asia. In fact, it is highly valued in Japan and China, where it is called Shungiku or Golden Tang respectively. Less spectacular for the ornamental or florist's varieties, this annual C ...

06
Oct
2021

Ultime combat: an exhibition on martial arts at the Quai Branly Museum

story and the practice of the numerous disciplines that the Asian continent has. In this exhibition, it is about kung-fu of course, but also about Japanese martial arts, the war techniques of the samurais and the physical and spiritual training of the Shaolin monks. A journey between history ...

22
Nov
2021

Psycho: are good resolutions beneficial?

tips increase your chances of success. To make long-term changes, you can also take inspiration from the kaizen method or small steps method from Japan (see article opposite). ...

03
Jan
2022

Work: understanding the 4-day week in 5 questions

their compensation remains unchanged. 3- Which companies have experimented with it? In countries as diverse as Sweden, Iceland, New Zealand, and Japan, branches of large corporations such as Unilever or Microsoft have tried the 4-day week with the support of their respective governments. In ...

08
Feb
2022

Koridashi : The Japanese cold brewed iced tea

What is Koridashi ? Koridashi is a unique method of brewing tea originating in Japan. Also known as shinobicha, koridashi involves brewing tea leaves with ice cubes. As the ice melts, the tea leaves infuse the water with flavor. Teas brewed using the koridashi method are often described as being m ...

19
May
2022