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All that glitters is gold: Kanazawa gold leaf experience

Gold Leaf On her recent trip to Japan, Karan from the UK office went in search of art, creativity and luxury in Kanazawa. Here, she participated in a gold leaf experience, learning more about Kanazawa’s most famous export, and decorating her own product in the process! Kanazawa’s Rich History Kanazawa (金沢) literally means “gold marsh”…

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Lantern-making in Kyoto

Lantern-making On her latest trip to Japan, Into Japan’s Karan decided to get creative in Kyoto with some traditional lantern-making. With such a rich culture and history of tradition and creativity, Kyoto is the perfect place to turn your hand to something artistic. Lanterns abound not only in Kyoto but in Japan as a whole,…

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Wagasa Experience

There is often no better way of understanding a country or culture than to fully immerse yourself in it in a practical way. Fureaikan in Kyoto allows guests to do just that, providing a range of craft activities and workshop experiences. During her trip to Japan in August 2017, Hannah participated in one of their…

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