Tag: culture

Why People Throw Beans On Setsubun

Good afternoon, everyone! Just yesterday, it was Setsubun no Hi (節分の日), the traditional last day of winter in Japan! So, what is Setsubun no Hi? Simply put, it is much like the Chinese Lunar New Year – it is a day where one cleanses away…

5 Must-Have Items When Travelling In Japan

A photo posted by Bunka Language School (@bunkals) on Jan 18, 2017 at 2:59am PST Japan. Cloud-brushing mountains. A never-ending swarm of salarymen. Brightly-lit streets. Quiet neighbourhoods. What makes a perfect holiday in the land of the Sun? Even with the ultimate itinerary, things may…