Monthly Archives: February 2015

In Japan, spring season is also known for the season of sakura(cherry blossom trees). If you visit Japan in spring, you can see them almost everywhere. However, no one knows that there are more than 40 kinds of cherry blossoms. Some are very alike, and some are completely different...

Have you been to the island of Kyushu(九州)? It is the 3rd largest island after the main island and Hokkaido. Many tourists go to Tokyo and Kyoto or around those cities. Kyushu is not very famous for overseas people as a tourist destination. However, I highly recommend visiting...

Do you know the fragrance of plum? Sweet and sour, it is so nice aroma. And the color is red, pink, white and pale green ... Okurayama Park spima.jp/ This weekend will be held plum blossom viewing festival in Okurayama park. While listening to Japanese harp playing, why do not drink green tea? Date: Saturday, February...

Many Japanese food were improved by wisdom from daily life from person to person through many years. It was necessary to use natural food from limited resources because of land form reasons. For example, Japanese apricot has been used for many ways as a preservative food. By now, Japanese apricot is...

There are many hot spring throughout Japan, which offers you a wonderful, relax time. However, in Oita prefecture, located on South of Japan(Kyushu region) and known for one of the best hot spring resort, there are a lot of hot springs that gives you special experience that maybe you...

On May 5th is a day for children in Japan and that season is called "Tango no Sekku" (端午の節句). Around the season, people annually celebrate for children. One of popular decoration of the event is "Koinobori". Koinobori (鯉のぼり) is a big decoration of carps and that is used for your...

Mt. Takao When you feel fed up with the skyscrapers in a giant metropolis Tokyo, you could get away from the hustle and bustle of a city! Mt, Takao is an great hiking place with a vast wilderness in Hachioji where is only one hour away from the center of...

What would you like to do in the night in Japan? Clubbing, grabbing beer, eating Japanese dishes… No-way! Today we introduce you to the three major night view in Japan. Mt, Hakodate shop.plaza.rakuten.co.jp/ First, it’s located in Hakodate, Hokkaido. Right after eating awesome fresh seafood in Hokkaido, you can see an incredible...

When you first time visit to Japan, you would have no ideas about Japanese festival unless you had a lot of chances to know about Japanese culture. There are innumerable festivals exist from a long times ago in Japan, and each festival has uniquely relate to identity of Japanese...

There are too many tourist destinations for me to be able to describe them all, but this shall be my third try. 8 Superb Views of Hokkaido You Absolutely Must See 8 Superb Views of Hokkaido You Absolutely Must See Once you have conquered all of the locations introduced in these three...

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