Category Archives: Culture-Cultura

X2Y | P2V: Samurai Museum Shinjuku (Tokyo)

東京都新宿区歌舞伎町2-25-6. Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Kabukicho 2-25-6 (Map) Website: https://www.samuraimuseum.jp/ Twitter: @MuseumSamurai Facebook: Samurai Museum Instagram: @samuraimuseumtokyo TripAdvisor: Samurai Museum   1900 ¥ (R: 800 ¥) The Samurai Museum is located in Kabukicho, in Shinjuku, about 10 minutes walking from the station. … Continue reading

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TeamLab @ Fundación Telefónica Madrid, Spain (Mar-Sept 2019)

teamLab Borderless, also known as the Mori Digital Art Museum, is an installation in Odaiba composed by a bunch of pieces of art created by light and computers, mostly using projections and mirrors. The visitor is encouraged to interact with … Continue reading

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Asia en el Museo Naval (Museo Naval, Madrid, Spain; Sept 2018 – May 2019)

Exhibition in the Naval History Museum, Madrid. Calle Montalbán 2, 28014 Madrid ☏ (+34) 91 523 85 16. http://www.armada.mde.es/museonaval Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 7pm (August: 10am to 3pm). Located in the Chinese Room and adjacent rooms. September 2018 – … Continue reading

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Yasunari Kawabata: Koto (古都)

Note: Be warned beforehand that I am going to give away parts of the plot in this post. I have marked the spoilery part, read at your own risk. “Koto” (古都), which refers to Japan’s Old Capital, Kyoto, is a … Continue reading

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X2Y | T2D: Buying a yukata in Tokyo / Comprando un yukata en Tokio | TOKYO 135º

One of the things that I have done in Japan is buying a yukata. A yukata [浴衣] is the simplified version of a kimono [着物], usually worn in summer, generally for festivals (matsuri [祭]) or watching fireworks (hanabi [花火]). It … Continue reading

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Yokai: Iconografía de lo Fantástico: Madrid (Spain) Jul-Sept 2018

Video and Picture summary of the Night Parade of the One Hundred Demons Exhibition in Madrid, Spain, in Summer 2018, featuring scrolls and other items. Resumen en vídeo y fotos de la exposición del Desfile Nocturno de los Cien Demonios … Continue reading

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Museo Cerralbo (Madrid): “Creados bajo el Sol Naciente” / Origami

Cerralbo Museum: Museo Cerralbo: C/ Ventura Rodríguez, 17 28008 Madrid, Spain. Phone: (00 34) 915 47 36 46 & (00 34) 915 47 36 47. email: museo.cerralbo@mcu.es Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday 5:00 p.m. – … Continue reading

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