Japanese summer

Do You Know These 7 Essential Japanese Vocabulary Items for Summer?

Summer in Japan begins in June and lasts all the way up to September, and depending on where you are in the country, it can either be a sticky and humid season or a pleasantly cool respite from the colder months. Hokkaido and Aomori prefectures, for example, enjoy bright sunshine and warm weather, whereas cities…

Stay Cool This Summer With These 3 Popular Non-alcoholic Beers From Japan!

When it comes to staying healthy, drinking non-alcoholic beer is a good alternative to regular beer. Non-alcoholic beer can have a positive effect on people’s cardiovascular function, is a safe option for women who are pregnant, and is even believed to reduce feelings of anxiety. There are so many non-alcoholic beers in Japan that it…

Which 4 Premium Peaches from Japan are Great For Summer?

Japanese prefecture Okayama is known for one of the most popular Japanese folktales that Japanese children hear in elementary school, Momotaro (Peach Boy). This is not a coincidence, as Okayama is also popular for being the birthplace of delicious peaches, especially the white variety. Peaches are synonymous with the summer in Japan, so during your…

Are You In Aichi or Osaka? Cool Down at the Bubble Run This Summer!

Running has become a popular sport over the past few years thanks to the number of benefits one can get from the activity. But in this summer heat running might not be a good choice, or so you’ve thought. Thanks to a bubbly event called Bubble Run, you can run without having to mind the…

Japan’s Secret Weapon against Summer: the Anti-UV Umbrella

Summer in Japan, like everybody says, is most likely different than any other place in the world. It’s not just hot, it’s humid, it’s airless, it’s sticky, and.. it’s very hot! As some news broadcasts have reported, this summer some of the hottest days’ temperature are much higher compared to last year. The heat makes…