Japan’s got some balls: Kochia “Fire Bushes”

The other day, we – Sam and Tuna – embarked on a 2-hour bus ride from Tokyo to Ibaraki prefecture for the “Kochia Carnival” to see cute, plump red kochia bushes grown in abundance at Hitachi Seaside Park (国営ひたち海浜公園).

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A city of traditional and contemporary culture


In a previous article we introduced places to visit in the Chubu region, but I think we might have missed one!

In this article I will introduce the city Kanazawa and things to do there.

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