About old Kyoto

My hostuniversity named Ryukoku is located in Kyoto, which is the capital of japanese traditional culture. Kyoto is home to roughly one quarter of Japan’s national treasures, countless shrines and temples, and seventeen sites recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Also, some of Japan’s oldest traditions, such as the tea ceremony, flower arranging, and…

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About Japanese language

Good evening! About two weeks before the start of my study in Japan, I received a letter in which students were asked to start learning Japanese writing system before arriving to Japan. So, Modern Japanese is written in a mixture of three basic scripts: Kanji — which are Chinese symbols , Hiragana and Katakana — two phonetic alphabets (syllables). I…

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Practical arrangements

Hi everyone!! Today, in my first post as a blogger, I want to tell you a little about practical arrangements regarding the trip to Japan. After I received a message on the approval of the exchange, I began to look for information about what courses the university offers for exchange students. Unfortunately, it is not…

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