Festivals

October 21, 2018

Spend a night with the living dead on Halloween No ratings yet.

Halloween is one of the best time of the year. Put on your scary costumes and celebrate Halloween in some of the best places in Japan.
October 17, 2018

Autumn Gold: 6 Best Spots for Glorious Ginkgo Trees in Tokyo No ratings yet.

In Tokyo, ginkgo is a tree with special status - it is the official tree of the Japanese capital, and its fan-shaped leaf the city's symbol. 
October 11, 2018

Savour the Season: Top 6 Autumn Foods in Japan No ratings yet.

As the leaves start to change into a brilliant mix of red, orange and golden colours, it is also time to enjoy the bounty of harvest and a variety of limited time treats.
October 2, 2018

5 October Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss! No ratings yet.

From floating shrines to drums competition, locals and tourists need to see this other side of Japan. Here are our top picks for 5 October festivals you don’t want to miss!
August 15, 2018

What Else To Do Around Asakusa No ratings yet.

There are many other interesting things that you can do around Asakusa and this article will share some of the information for anyone wanting to explore further here.
July 24, 2018

Okinawa For First Time Visitors No ratings yet.

You may have heard of Okinawa Island in Japan, but not many people have visited this beautiful paradise island that is also known as the Hawaii of Japan.
June 12, 2018

Obon: A Festival For The Dead And The Living No ratings yet.

Obon お盆 is an annual Buddhist festival in Japan celebrated in honor of one's ancestors.
May 15, 2018

Celebrate Summer with a Bang at Sumida River Fireworks Festival No ratings yet.

Fireworks festivals are indispensable summer activity in Japan. If you plan to visit the country in summer, be sure to attend at least one event to experience the mind-blowing beauty...
May 2, 2018

The Best of Japanese Festivals in Shikoku No ratings yet.

Want to witness some of Japan’s more intriguing festivals? Then Shikoku Island is the place you should visit. Japanese festivals are centuries old...