Christmas illumination

Take a Break at One of Shinjuku’s 3 Hippest Cafés with Free WiFi

Over the last decades, the Internet has become a very important tool in people’s lives. We are used to connecting to the internet wherever and whenever they want. This has recently become faster and smarter with the use of WiFi. Consequently, it is now considered an important aspect of cafés with people often looking for…

Sagamiko Pleasure Forest’s Spectacular Illumination – Just An Hour From Tokyo

Visit Kanto’s biggest illumination at Sagamiko, which this year features Paddington Bear, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben in glorious LED form. Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest sagamiko-resort.jp/ Anything billed as a ‘pleasure forest’ immediately attracts attention and Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest really comes into its own during winter when millions of LED lights descend upon the…

Let Tokyo Station Light Up Your Christmas Vacation!

Tokyo Station is one of the most iconic stations there is in Tokyo and it is also the gateway to Japan’s capital. Centered by the red brick Marunouchi Building, this station has experienced a number of damage and parts of it got destroyed during the second World War but have been restored in 2012. yokosojapan.co.jp/…

3 Most Romantic Illumination Spots in Tokyo

The day of Christmas itself in Japan is not much of a huge celebration for the Japanese. But the preparations that the country has for the occasion is by far incomparable. During the recent years, the Christmas image of Japan has been the beautifully lit illuminations that are conducted every year. Author’s photo Just a…

Spend a Sparkling Christmas with Keyakizaka Illuminations

As winter approaches, Christmas illuminations are springing up all over Japan. With so much to see yet so little time to fit everything in, here’s a recommendation for a must-see Christmas illumination hotspot if you happen to be in Tokyo this winter! Outdoor Christmas tree at Roppongi Hills in December 2014 Author’s photo Roppongi Hills…

’Tis the Season to be Jolly- What to Expect at Christmas!

All around the world one of the largest and most popular holidays in numerous countries is, of course, Christmas! But what is the festive season like when you are in Japan? taringa.net/ Most of Japan’s population aren’t Christian so unlike countries such as England or the United States, Christmas isn’t a national holiday. Therefore, for…

How is Christmas Celebrated in Japan?

When you find yourself in Japan around December, depending on your religion or family traditions you might want to celebrate Christmas in Japan. Though the way it’s celebrated seems similar to the Western way on the surface, Christmas is actually celebrated quite differently here. Get to know more about the Japanese way, and try to…