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).
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.
Summer in Japan means festivals, fireworks, and trying to get cool in the hot and humid weather.
If you come to Japan during the hottest weeks, it may be hard to get in all the sightseeing in the hot sun. There is a perfect solution for people like this and it is the Yakatabune Funasei!
Summer in Japan brings up images of the ocean, yukata and most of all, fireworks.
In today’s post, I will introduce the top 10 fireworks festivals across the country by our SNS trend research.
For those who are in Japan now, although it is a bit too early to see the Somei-yoshino sakura, I have good news for you. Okame sakura is now in full bloom. You don’t have to even travel far to see it.
Nihonbashi sakura festival
The first snow totally crippled Tokyo’s transportation. ANA called off more than 30 flights, Japan airlines 119 flights and not to mention JR East suspended Chuo-line rapid service.