Japanese Etiquette – Know Before You Go!

With travelling, comes the buzz of excitement as you explore new surroundings, taste new cuisines and experience unique cultures. Do you ever though feel that twinge of guilt or burst of nerves that perhaps you shouldn’t have done something? Or perhaps you just feel a little out of your comfort zone and unsure what is […]

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Wendy’s Wu Tours’ Guide to Japanese Cuisine

The Japanese have an innate pride in their food. Respected worldwide, Japanese cuisine has a unique style of preparation and cooking. It is true artisanship and a quintessential slice of the culture of Japan. In fact, in 2013 UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage endorsed ‘washoku’ (Japanese cuisine). Based on “rules of five,” traditional Japanese cuisine, […]

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Traditional Japan – Step Back in Time

Wendy Wu Tours team member Lachlan Burnet recently travelled on our Jewels of Japan tour. Anticipating a modern country, with neon signs and high tech-gadgetry, Lachlan was pleasantly surprised by the timeless aspects of traditional Japan. He described it as ‘captivating, entrancing and fascinating’. Lachlan shares his fond memories of his step back in time […]

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