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  • Published: 6 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241385586
  • Imprint: DK Travel
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $40.00

Be More Japan

The Art of Japanese Living



An inspirational photographic gift book celebrating the individuality of Japan and its culture

Ready to start your Japanese adventure? Bursting at the seams with inspiration, Be More Japan takes you on a voyage into the art of Japanese living.

Whether you're planning your first journey or revisiting the trip of a lifetime, you'll be intrigued by this celebration of all things Japan. Find out how the humble manhole cover becomes street art; unearth the stories behind the country's Shinto shrines and Buddhist gardens; marvel the wonders of Japanese technology and uncover the secret to a long life in remote Okinawa.

Focusing on the key themes of Japanese life, Be More Japan explores its kaleidoscope of contrasting pleasures, from its food, ancient customs, arts and crafts to gadgets, manga, landscapes and philosophies. With beautiful design throughout and fascinating insights into the quirks and traditions of one of the world's truly unique cultures, Be More Japan invites you to absorb a little Japanese wisdom into your daily life.

  • Published: 6 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241385586
  • Imprint: DK Travel
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $40.00

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