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Save the Yoshida dormitory of Kyoto University!

Not everyone knows that one of the foundations of the renowned Kyoto University is the Yoshida dormitory. It is...

Nov 18 · 11 min read >

Oddities and curiosities of Japan (for Westerners) pt. 2

Continuation of the previous article on the oddities and curiosities of Japan ”Strange” Japan “The Japanese do not sleep,...

Nov 9 · 6 min read >

Oddities and curiosities of Japan (for Westerners) pt. 1

Peculiarities of Japan are in the mouth of everyone, like the super technological bathroom, the bullet trains, the extreme...

Nov 9 · 5 min read >

Living Zen: my spiritual adventure at the Joman-ji temple in Shikoku

One of the main interests I had before leaving was to have experience in a Zen monastery. I have...

Oct 30 · 15 min read >

Zen Buddhism: origins and history

This article does not want to be an exhaustive discussion on Zen but a simple and educational approach to...

Oct 23 · 5 min read >

My experience at Mickey House, Tokyo’s most famous Language Exchange Café

One of the cornerstones of my slow travel through Asia is to live as much as possible immersed in...

Oct 7 · 7 min read >

Yoga and Marketing, the odd couple

As much as these two realities seem so against each other, the points in common are many more than...

Oct 3 · 9 min read >

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: the “bible” of yoga

The most famous classical yoga text in the world, studied in all teacher training courses, cited by the most...

Oct 3 · 9 min read >

Modern yoga

More and more studios, gyms, holistic centres, spas, recreational clubs offering yoga classes. You can see all sort of...

Oct 3 · 15 min read >

Yoga: the way to liberation

More and more people are approaching yoga. Studios fill up with practitioners, so do gyms, spas, parks, beaches and...

Oct 3 · 11 min read >