Japanese National Parks, Scenic Areas Start Voluntary Entry Payment Programs

An increasing number of national parks and other scenic areas in Japan are collecting voluntary entry payments from visitors for environmental protection and infrastructure improvements, including the creation of pathways and the installation of bathrooms. Mount Fuji, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, began requesting ¥1,000 per climber in 2014 after a yearlong trial. Officials […]

Enjoy Rainy Days, Summer Season With A Japanese Umbrella

It is interesting to note that people in most of the Muslim countries experience long summers.  They need to keep themselves cool while doing their daily routine work during the long summer days.  They do so mostly by using traditional methods such as covering their heads etc. during the day time.  However, Japanese have invented […]