I had a Japanese roommate for a semester in college and we shared a love of tea, getting to experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony is on my 'bucket list'!    Japanese Woman in a Kimono Making Tea

Tea Ceremony: Destination Japan

"Tea Ceremony" is a highly form of ritual in Japanese tradition -- presents art, appreciation, and respect.

Why are the Japanese People in Japan the Longest Living People: This tells about many different lifestyle habits that the Japanese have that are different than the rest of the world.

Why Are the Japanese in Japan the Longest Living People

A Japanese woman in Japan doing a yoga pose. Article: Why Are the Japanese in Japan the Longest Living People? Also, the 12 foods that are responsible for Okinawans' long life.

5 powerful reasons to be a woman in Japan 【Women in Japan Series】

Childbirth isn't the only time where we can benefit from kind words and affirmations. Here is an affirmation for mothers.

4 Things women are banned from doing in Japan 【Women in Japan Series】

4 Things women are banned from doing in Japan 【Women in Japan 

Travel capsule wardrobe for 2 weeks in one carry on: pack for summer in Japan.

How To Pack Smart For 2 Weeks In Japan

I miss the sight of women in their beautiful kimonos. These can cost $100000

Maiko san, apprentice geisha or dancing child with typical hairdo, low neck line, white bodypaint, darari obi and holding the hem from touching the street

The Jidai Matsuri (時代祭) Festival of the Ages is a traditional Japanese festival (also called the matsuri) held on October 22 annually in Kyoto, Japan | Photography by Woosra Kim

Ancient Woman in Jidai Matsuri kyoto, japan. Jidai Matsuri kyoto, japan Kyoto in japn The Jidai Matsuri (時代祭) Festival of the Ages is a traditional Japanese festival (also called the matsuri) held on October 22 annually in Kyoto, Japan.

Young men wearing yukata in Japan.  A yukata (浴衣) is a Japanese garment, a casual summer kimono usually made of cotton or synthetic fabric, and unlined. Yukata are worn by men and women. Wikipedia

Young men wearing yukata in Japan. A yukata (浴衣) is a Japanese garment, a casual summer kimono usually made of cotton or synthetic fabric, and unlined. Yukata are worn by men and women.

New theme!   The beauty and romance of Japan in pinks, blacks and creams

Uchikake ~ a highly formal kimono worn by a bride or at a stage performance. It is supposed to be worn outside the actual kimono (called kakeshita or kosode) and obi (sash), as a sort of coat.

Murasaki Shikibu was a lady-in-waiting in Japan’s imperial court during the Heian period, and wrote what is believed to be the first novel in human history: The Tale of Genji.

12 Historical Women Who Gave No Fucks

Murasaki Shikibu was a Lady-in-Waiting in Japan's imperial court during the Haian period. She wrote what is believed to be the very first novel, entitled "Tales of a Genji".

5 Japanese women who can kick your ass (in martial arts)【Women in ...

5 Japanese women who can kick your ass (in martial arts)【Women in Japan Series】 - Rocket News 24

24 Most Refined And Visually Stimulating Steampunk Women Dresses - Steampunko

24 Most Refined And Visually Stimulating Steampunk Women Dresses

Victorian Steampunk Black Satin Corset with White & Black Bustle Skirt: corset is boned with steel boning. Has front busks (opening) and back lacing with 20 grommets. Skirt is taffeta Victorian damask black and white bustle skirt.

This Kimono is a reproduction of '12 hitoe', a Japanese traditional garb for ladies of the Heian Era, which requires 12 layers of kimono to complete the look.  As this piece was made of denim by Rina Karibe, it is probably too heavy to wear comfortably // photo by Tatsuya Ishiguro, 2004

Art by Rina Karibe / Jūnihitoe is only for women to wear. This is the Japanese tradition clothing that come at century. This is the most expensive Japanese tradition cloth.

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