Samurai – Japanese Warriors and Gentlemen

By Mike Sullivan Perhaps one of the most famous people of Japan, and whom foreigners always think of when they think about Japan, are the samurai. Although clearly they no longer exist today in the same way that people think of them, i.e. men with topknots wearing traditional Japanese clothes cutting down anyone who challenges […]

Japan and Sake – A Drink Everyone Should Experience

By Mike Sullivan If you have ever been to a Japanese restaurant you have perhaps either been tempted, or been recommended, to order a typical Japanese drink known as sake. This alcoholic drink is clear looking in appearance and is normally served either cold or hot, normally it is served in a special beaker (=徳利 […]