Tag Archives: 19th century

Perry’s visits to Japan showed Japan how weak were its naval forces. And as I started thinking about the Japanese Navy, curry rice instantly came…

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This time I was invited to The WRap It Up Podcast to speak about Japan Explained, how and why it started, my favourite topics and…

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Perry promised to come back the next year, and so he did. What happened next? In the second part of Perry in Japan Explained, Garret…

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Hi guys! The time has come for my first collaboration with a fellow podcaster. Please welcome Garret McCorkle from the “No Country for History” podcast.…

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My rating: 3 of 5 stars While the book is dedicated to two Perry’s visits to Japan and probably is a good starting point for…

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In the very first episode of Japan Explained I will address the biggest misconception about Japanese culture. You guessed it right, Geisha.

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