Christmas Tree With Baubles And Blurred Shiny Lights

Untraditional Japanese Christmas-Pack: KFC, Strawberry Cakes, and a Date Night

Santa Claus, reindeers, Christmas trees, mistletoes, gift-exchanging, family gatherings, and game nights embody the spirit of Christmas, which is one of the most favored times of the year and a great opportunity to treat your eyes with the cities dressed … Continue reading Untraditional Japanese Christmas-Pack: KFC, Strawberry Cakes, and a Date Night

image of a newborn baby sleeping in his bed as the twin brothers are looking at him and standing by his side

Anthropology: Global Decline in Birthrates and How We Should Feel About It

The whole world is currently wrestling with global demographic shifts. As one of the years-old concerns in the USA, Europe, and Asia, the decline in the birth rates is a serious issue. The ever-growing urbanization, change in lifestyle choices, women … Continue reading Anthropology: Global Decline in Birthrates and How We Should Feel About It

A photograph of the current Imperial Family of Japan, with the former emperor and empress, current emperor and empress, and crown prince and crown princess, seated, with their children standing behind them.

The Japanese Imperial Family is the Oldest Hereditary Monarchy in the World

From their mythical origin to their 2600-year-old succession line, the Japanese Imperial Family is the oldest hereditary monarchy in the world. Their lineage dates to the 6th century BCE. Traditions and rituals remain unchanged. In May 2017, Princess Mako, daughter … Continue reading The Japanese Imperial Family is the Oldest Hereditary Monarchy in the World

A coloured photograph pof a man standing on a landing strip with supplies provided by UNICEF for the survivors and injured of teh Haiti earthquake in 2021

Earthquakes: Their Source and Infamous Presence in the Past and Present

Earthquakes, or any natural disaster, are just as unpredictable in their destruction today as they were in the past. Medical professionals vaccinated more than 2.3 billion people, 30% of the world’s population. Despite the presence of positive news, disasters continue, … Continue reading Earthquakes: Their Source and Infamous Presence in the Past and Present

Members of the Takahashi-gumi gang are seen at a festival in the Asakusa district in Japan

Anthropology: Exploring the Origin, History and Workings of the Yakuza

A brief overview of the yakuza Portrayed in countless movies and video games as tattooed, violent gangsters, the yakuza are transnational members of organized crime groups. Originating in Japan, the yakuza are also known as gokudō (the extreme path), while … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploring the Origin, History and Workings of the Yakuza

In a large gathering, people are releasing lanterns iwhile remaining in a circle, giving that spot a very large illumination.

The Festivals of Light: Their History and Significance Across Countries

Festivals of Light celebrate the illumination brought to the world.  There’s hardly a bad connotation to the word “light”. For example, people look to the sunrise to signal the beginning of a new day. Different countries and cultures have their … Continue reading The Festivals of Light: Their History and Significance Across Countries