Eat JapanOrdinær pris 219,00 kr
Whether it's rubbing your chopsticks together, handing money to a sushi chef or setting your foot directly on the floor when removing your shoes, we'll tell you exactly what not to do to avoid looking like an ignorant tourist. Brush up on restaurant etiquette, local customs and what ingredients to expect in Lonely Planet's Eat Japan.
To help you feel prepared for the Japanese food scene we'll cover how, when and where to eat, etiquette dos and don'ts, and what classic regional specialties are a must try. You'll find the best places to eat in every region as well as what to order when you're there and how to eat it. If you are looking for an authentic and immersive foodie experience but don't know where to start, Eat Japan is your answer.
From the Source: JapanOrdinær pris 299,00 kr
Lonely Planet presents Japan's most authentic dishes - direct from the kitchens where they were perfected.
From street-food vendors to Michelin-starred chefs, Japan's best local cooks share their passion for food and 60 of their region's classic recipes - from steaming soups and silky ramen noodles to fresh, hand-rolled sushi.
Forfattere: Tienlon Ho
Publisert måned: Sep
Publisert år: 2016
Sider nr: 271
How to live japaneseOrdinær pris 249,00 kr
from miyazaki to mountains, sake to sparking joy, find your zen and make time to learn about how to live japanese. Whether it's the cutting edge of film-making, revolutionizing the whisky market or competing with parents on lunchboxes, you'll be all the better for some time spent with how to live japanese. With nearly 60 per cent of us living in cities, the mega-city of tokyo, through centuries of raze and rebuild, is surely the guiding light for how we can live together amicably in an ever-urbanising world.
not only is japan the mother of all metropolis' but with two thirds of the country covered in forest, there is still much respect and celebration of the natural world, with people perfectly placed to make the most of the green space around them. From the art of making tea, to going for a hike, or celebrating imperfections, there are ceremonies the japanese have been honing for centuries that thrive alongside modern traditions and practices of well-being. From japanese writer, yutaka yazawa, this is the ultimate insider's guide to the country of japan, full of inspiration and insight to help you experience the very best of japanese design, cookery, philosophy, and culture.
So get outdoors, be gracious to your neighbour and start harmonizing your all too busy life.
japan's world heritage sitesOrdinær pris 349,00 kr
Japan's world heritage sites presents the exquisite temples, shrines, gardens, castles and natural wonders found throughout japan which have now been declared unesco world heritage sites. This new edition has more convenient size and includes many newly-designated UNESCO sites including: Christian sites in Nagasaki that tell the extraordinary story of Japan's christians who continued to practice their faith in secret under penalty of death during Japan's feudal era; Meiji industrial sites which tell of the nation's rapid modernization during the Meiji period; the Munakata shrine to seafaring deities on a forbidding island; the Tomioka silk mill which became a leader in japan's export drive; the national museum of western art, an architectural gem designed by le corbusier.
Japan expert John Dougill personally travelled to each of these sites to research this book. He tells how his journey led him from the sub-arctic island of Hokkaido to the sub-tropical islands of the Okinawan archipelago and beyond. Tag along as he describes each place in loving detail and talks about its special historical and cultural features, including: Mount Fuji, Japan's tallest and most sacred volcano, located on Honshu island near Tokyo.
Mt. Fuji is considered the sacred centre of japan; himeji castle, a monument from japan's long feudal history. Also known as egret castle, because it looks like a bird taking off in flight; Horu-ji temple, the world's oldest surviving wooden structure a centre of buddhist learning that still serves as a seminary and monastery; the Hiroshima peace memorial or atomic-bomb dome one of the few structures to partially survive the atomic blast in 1945; the Ogasawara islands, a remote archipelago of over 30 islands including Iwo Jima, that is home to rare wildlife and spectacular scenery. Readers will learn how japan became involved with the world heritage sites program back in 1993, the importance of these designations, and their popularity in Japan and abroad today.
whether you are planning to travel to japan or just enjoy learning more about this history of this unique land, japan's world heritage sites is sure to inspire.
forfattere: John Dougill
Publisert måned: Okt.
Publisert år: 2019
Sider nr: 208
The Japanese GardenOrdinær pris 599,00 kr
An in-depth exploration spanning 800 years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden. The most comprehensive exploration of the art of the Japanese garden published to date, this book covers more than eight centuries of the history of this important genre. Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight to this subject, exploring the Japanese garden in detail through a series of essays and with 100 featured gardens, ranging from ancient Shinto shrines to imperial gardens and contemporary Zen designs.
Leading artists, architects, and other cultural practitioners offer personal perspectives in newly commissioned essays.
THE LITTLE BOOK OF JAPANESE LIVINGOrdinær pris 199,00 kr
TOKYO LOCALOrdinær pris 329,00 kr