NOMADS: Julien Guerrier
“Wandering is human. Strolling is Parisian” says Victor Hugo. In this third episode of our series Nomads, we had a pleasant walk in Paris with Julien Guerrier, editor in chief of City Guides. He revealed us his three favorite addresses in Paris, which always have a relation to Japan. Discover those places and feel the air of Nippon, composing one of the modern charms in this metropolitan city.
The Tattoos that Marked the Criminals of the Edo Period
Traditional tattoos were strong signifiers; murderers had head tattoos, while theft might result in an arm tattoo.
Toulouse-Lautrec and His Japanese Influences
Inspired by his Japanese counterparts, the painter reinvented form and technique within his art and is indebted to printmaking techniques.
Recipe for Ichiraku Ramen from ‘Naruto’ by Danielle Baghernejad
Taken from the popular manga with the character of the same name who loves ramen, this dish is named after the hero's favourite restaurant.
A House Uniting Modernity with Okinawan Nature and Tradition
Atop a small hill in Nanjo City, Okinawa, there sits a large house with a concrete roof. It is the home-cum-office of Toshiyuki Igarashi.
Recipe for Green Tea Pudding by Emi Shimizu
Matcha is appearing increasingly more often on Western dessert menus, like in this creamy pudding that contains no dairy products.