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Going to Japan: Essential Information

Going to Japan is wonderful- nothing could be more exciting than visiting the country of cherry blossom, anime and sushi. Japan is full of things to do, and will cater to many different people! For the foodies, you have a nation which lives off the most delicious food in the world, with natural flavours enhanced … Continue reading Going to Japan: Essential Information

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Museum Reviews: The V&A

As the forerunner in fashion advancement in Britain, the V&A is the London Victorian-red-brick institution that brings fashion admirers from all over the country (and beyond) to view its exhibitions. Set up in 1852 during the heights of Queen Victoria's reign following the enormous success of the Great Exhibition the previous year, it was meant to showcase British design … Continue reading Museum Reviews: The V&A

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For & Against: Sketching in Museums

In response to the Guardian article published online about the V&A ban on sketching in its temporary exhibitions, here are some thoughts from an Art student arguing both sides.This article was published in The Courier this year as part of my work for the Culture section. For: Every single arts student and schoolchild will remember that going … Continue reading For & Against: Sketching in Museums

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Top Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto is the previous capital of the old Japan and is most famously known for the large amount of temples dotted around the city, and the traditional wooden houses in the Gion and Higashiyama districts. Kyoto is very traditional in some areas, and it is worth exploring as many different temple areas as you can, … Continue reading Top Things to do in Kyoto

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Top 4 Most Breathtaking Sights in Japan

Many people go to Japan to see beautiful cherry trees in the spring, spectacular maple leaves in the autumn., and breathtaking architecture and nature in between. While these may also be the most busy time of year for tourism in Japan, each of the sights I have put down here are perfect to be appreciated … Continue reading Top 4 Most Breathtaking Sights in Japan

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Top 5 Things to See in Osaka

Osaka is known to be the Kansai Japanese city- with its particular accent and laid-back vibe, Osaka is a contradiction to Kyoto's tradition and Tokyo's mainstream feel. Throughout Japan it is known as the food capital, as it has excellent links to the sea and to the countryside, where it gets its produce from. It … Continue reading Top 5 Things to See in Osaka

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Most Delicious Japanese Food

Japanese food is unique in this world-untainted by the globalised push on fast-food, it lives in the purity of ingredients such as soy, tofu and fresh, seasonal produce. In fact, Japan is aiming to get rid of fast-food chains like McDonalds altogether, and the majority of the population not only love their nation's food, but … Continue reading Most Delicious Japanese Food

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How are Fashion and Technology Collaborating?

Technology and fashion have inevitably come together over the last couple of years. As the world of electronics grew more and more focused, certain target groups were outlined- first Apple came out with two versions of the iPhone- the colourful jelly case ‘for the masses’ and the first ‘S’ model, perfectly fitted into a gold, … Continue reading How are Fashion and Technology Collaborating?