Experience: Ikebana Cadeau

Earlier in the summer, I was clued in to a new cultural course in Kyoto called Ikebana Cadeau. Now, it doesn't take much to convince me to take a cooking course, or even sign up for a tea ceremony or a walking tour. But ikebana (Japanese flower arranging)? I have to say my interest was... Continue Reading →

Crash Course: Ikebana

Chances are if you've spent any amount of time in Japan, you've seen an ikebana arrangement - at a tea ceremony, at a flower exhibition, in the lobby of a posh hotel or even in the alcove of a Japanese friend's home. These asymmetric creations bare little resemblance to the full-bodied bouquets of the flower... Continue Reading →

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