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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism

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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism Walter Sebastian and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture is a perfect place to visit for tourists who adore culture, architecture, the richness of Buddhism, the indigenous faith of Shintoism, stunning beaches, an amazing castle, and because of multiple other factors. Also, the closeness of […]

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Egypt hit by Islamist Terrorist attacks in Cairo

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Egypt hit by Islamist Terrorist attacks in Cairo  Nawal Soueif and Walter Sebastian Modern Tokyo Times Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and Syria are all too familiar with brutal terrorist attacks and having members of the security services killed. Egypt is sadly in the grip of increasing Islamist militancy aimed at creating mass instability and destabilizing the […]

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President Yanukovych of Ukraine Accuses Protesters of Wanting a “Fire of Mass Unrest”

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President Yanukovych of Ukraine Accuses Protesters of Wanting a “Fire of Mass Unrest” Galina Zobova and Olivier LeCourt Modern Tokyo Times President Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine ushered a stark warning that militant protesters desire to turn the nation “into the fire of mass unrest.” This is in relation to the violent nature of recent protests, […]

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Art, chaos and Meiji modernity in Japan: The world of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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Art, chaos and Meiji modernity in Japan: The world of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi  Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi literally lived in two worlds and this applies to not only the Edo Period and Meiji Period but also to a chaotic lifestyle. However, despite this, Yoshitoshi produced stunning art and he was […]

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Art, Culture, Religion and Tourism in Hakone: Rich Legacy of Shintoism and Mount Fuji

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Art, Culture, Religion and Tourism in Hakone: Rich Legacy of Shintoism and Mount Fuji James Jomo and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Hakone is a very popular tourist destination because you have so many places to visit and the views of Mount Fuji in certain locations are extremely stunning. Throughout Hakone you have many museums […]

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Negoro-ji in Stunning Wakayama: Buddhism, Culture and Japanese Tourism

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Negoro-ji in Stunning Wakayama: Buddhism, Culture and Japanese Tourism Walter Sebastian and Jay Doggett Modern Tokyo Times Japan is blessed with amazing nature and the historical and cultural reality of this unique nation means that you have so many stunning places to visit. Wakayama prefecture is located in the Kansai region and throughout this part […]

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Ando Hiroshige and L.S.Lowry: Two Amazing Artists

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Ando Hiroshige and L.S.Lowry: Two Amazing Artists  Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) and L.S. Lowry (1887- 1976) come from different worlds and their styles and creativity are a million miles away. Hiroshige is internationally famous and Lowry sits rightly within his northern English roots which influenced him so much. However, Lowry […]

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Tokyo Fashion and Tourism in Shinjuku: Shinjuku Gyoen

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Tokyo Fashion and Tourism in Shinjuku: Shinjuku Gyoen  Kanako Itamae and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times        The Japanese economy for more than twenty years just keeps on spluttering from very low growth to stagnation. Yet, throughout Tokyo and other mega-cities in Japan it is difficult to imagine such negative economic news because of […]

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Tokyo Fashion and Beauty News: Apps, Grimoire, Saint Lauren and Shiseido

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Tokyo Fashion and Beauty News: Apps, Grimoire, Saint Lauren and Shiseido Hiroshi Saito and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo fashion and beauty news is always changing because of new pop-up stores, latest trends, new beauty products, opening of new stores, new styles and an array of other factors. This freshness and competitive spirit continues […]

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Japanese Green Tea Ceremony: Art, Culture and Historical Legacy

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Japanese Green Tea Ceremony: Art, Culture and Historical Legacy James Jomo and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese green tea ceremony dates back to the ninth century but modifications and reasons behind its popularity have changed.  Matcha, powdered green tea, is served based on certain rites therefore the ritual nature is a vital element […]

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