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Art is Literally Everywhere You Look on Naoshima

Naoshima is more commonly known as Japan’s ‘art island’, and for good reason. Aside from the large, multi billion yen galleries, there is literally art everywhere. From famous sculptures to resident-decorated houses and gardens, let’s take a look at some of the...

Noren, No Life: An Everyday Element of Japanese Culture

Cute fish noren at a restaurant
If you’ve spent any length of time in Japan, you’ll notice many doors with large rectangular pieces of fabric hanging in front of them. Some are colourful and some aren’t. Some have Japanese characters or words written on them, while others simply...