BY Maryanila_Laplana_Sasil

2 Gorgeous Flowers that Will Make Your Autumn Brighter

Autumn in Japan is undoubtedly lovely because of the foliage that colors the surroundings with different hues of orange, red, yellow and brown. Travelers flock to the country to witness the amazing beauty of nature brought about by the seasonal change. But, unknown to many people new to Japan, they colorful leaves are not the…

Wake Up and Smell the 7 Beautiful Flowers of Autumn on Your Travels Around Japan

The Seven Flowers of Autumn (Aki No Nanakusa) is not very well-known to many people outside of Japan, as most people connect flowers like sakura, wisteria, and cosmos to Japan. However, the Seven Flowers of Autumn have always been a popular topic in haiku (Japanese poem) and other Japanese literature. Let’s take a closer look…

Experience the Fun and Hype of the Autumn Annual Sports Festivals

The Autumn season is here and many schools are holding their annual sports festival (undokai 運動会). The entire school and the community, particularly the teacher-advisers and students are pushing hard to create a well organized and fun sports festival. Strenuous rehearsals are completed several times a week at the start of September and even more…

How is English Taught in Elementary Schools in Japan?

Education at elementary level provides a basic foundation of learning. It is when children are trained to acquire the basic knowledge and ability to survive a competitive society, which includes language skills and development. Learning English as a second language is increasing due to the demand of globalization. The English language is considered the universal…

One of the “Big 3” Hakata Events: Hojoya Shrine Festival

I love festivals! That is one of the many reasons why I love Japan. There are so many elements you can learn and discover about the country’s culture in a single festival. thekimonogallery.tumblr.com/ You can observe men and women, both young and elderly proudly wearing their traditional clothes. You can also savour the various types…

Experience Nature’s Alluring Eye Candy on Your Autumn Adventures Throughout Japan

In September, the cold autumn breeze starts to kiss our sun-drenched skin in the long hot summer months. What a relief! Goodbye, scorching summer. Hello, delicate autumn! Just looking around makes my heart smile in excitement. Some leaves start to turn yellow, orange, red, and brown, and one by one they fall to the ground.…

Nokonoshima Island Park: Where flowers bloom all year round

Nokonoshima Island Park is more than your typical park. Not only you can enjoy and relax with your family or friends in this small nature-rich, full of amenities island park, but you can also enjoy a variety of seasonal flowers blooming all year round. The Location and Getting There Nokonoshima Island Park, a natural park…

Why did you come to Japan?

About this question “Why did you come to Japan?”, a question often asked to foreigners in Japan, is actually a famous Japanese television program. This television reality program also known as “Yū wa Nani Shi ni Nippon e?”(YOUは何しに日本へ) is presented by two famous personalities in Japan, Osamu Shitara and Yuki Himura, the comedy duo called…

Beauty and Wonders of the 7 prefectures of Kyushu Island

Avoid the busy Tokyo. Skip the famous Kyoto. Go farther down Osaka. There are more to see down south of Japan. Visit Kyushu and discover more beautiful sceneries, dine on great delicacies, and indulge in the richness of culture and history. In Kyushu, you may experience an adventure you will treasure for a lifetime. All…
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