Furoshiki Lessons Make Wrapping a Snap

The Japanese may not have invented the art of wrapping, but they have certainly perfected it. When you swaddle your gift in a furoshiki, the...

By Sandra Barron
December 18, 2013 | Art & Culture

100 Yen Shop Craft: Holiday Wreath

As Western holidays become ever more popular in Japan, so too increases the merchandise geared toward such holidays. But even though Christmas trees and ornaments,...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 27, 2013 | Art & Culture

Five Fun and Creative Tokyo Classes

Do you sometimes feel that you spend your days doing nothing but working and running around on a never-ending hamster wheel? Just like our bodies...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 28, 2013 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle