At the Entrance

  Invited to a house in foreign countries, I really hesitate to enter a house with my shoes on.Because we generally take off our shoes at the entrance of a house in Japan. Some inns and hotels, some restaurants and bar, which are often in the Japanese style, requires you to take off your shoes. … [Read more…]

Autumun Yellow

Pampas grass remind us the full moon in September. We have the event called “O-tsuki-mi”, “tsuki” means the moon and “mi” means seeing. At the event, we use Japanese pampas grass(Miscanthus sinensis) for the decoration. And we prepare sweets called “Tsukimi-dango”, and appreciate the beautiful moon. “O-tsuki-mi” is held in around mid-September, 24th this year. … [Read more…]