Category Archives: Culture-Cultura

Yōkai: Amabie

Amid the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 aka “the coronavirus”, there was an unexpected source of optimism – a yōkai named amabie [あまびえ or アマビエ]. Yōkai are any kind of Japanese supernatural creature that is not considered a … Continue reading

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Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet (Paris, France)

🏠 6, place d’Iéna, 75116 Paris ⌛ 10AM – 6PM 💻 https://www.guimet.fr/ The National Museum of Eastern Arts or Museum Guimet is a Paris museum that focuses on archaeology and art that comes from Asia from the near to the … Continue reading

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Lafcadio Hearn & Benjamin Lacombe: Histories de fantômes du Japon & Historias de Fantasmas de Japón (Japanese Ghost Stories). [Book / Libro]

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), later known as Koizumi Yakumo [小泉 八雲] was a late 19th century journalist and writer. Of European (Greek mother and Irish father) origin, he developed his journalism career in the USA, first in Cincinnati, later in New … Continue reading

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Stamp rally! – Caza de sellos!

One thing that you have to be prepared for in Japan are ink stamps. Stamps are awesome, and great, and make awesome souvenirs – 100% personal. There are two kinds of stamps: the commemorative ones and shuin. Shuin (朱印) Shuin … Continue reading

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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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