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10 Things to Do When Traveling in Japan During the Rainy Season

The beginning of June marks the start of the rainy season in Japan, and it usually lasts until the end of July. While most travelers tend to avoid making plans during this time of year, there are actually a lot of fun activities you can enjoy despite the gloomy weather. The gray skies and seemingly…

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…

Catch and Enjoy Flowing Noodles at This Restaurant in Kyoto This Summer

When I decided to visit Kyoto in the summer, I knew that I had to try nagashi somen no matter what. However, after much research, I only managed to find one restaurant in the area that serves this delicacy. If you are like me and on the lookout for nagashi somen while in Kyoto, this…

Know Your Japanese Condiments!

Food in Japan is said to be some of the best. The food here comes in all forms and is prepared and cooked in many ways. But for those of you who are not native to the land of the rising sun, how familiar are you with your Japanese condiments? girlschannel.net/ Japanese condiments are used…

What are the best ways to enjoy the rainy days?

ameblo.jp You have water-proofed yourself with a fancy umbrella, some nice Wellingtons and maybe even a raincoat and now you want to fight laziness and get out to enjoy the day. Here are some tips on where to go an what to do when it is the rainy season or just another rainy day of…

How should you get prepared for rainy season?

blogs.c.yimg.jp You can actually benefit from a lot of advantages during the rainy season. Do not get tied up in limiting yourself just because it is going to rain. Since especially Japanese avoid going out or spending time outside during rainy days, you can, after you prepared yourself well, adjust to the weather and enjoy…

Tsuyu: The Rainy Season In Japan

For those, who do not have a rainy season in their home country, hearing of a rainy season might sound a bit depressing and something you would rather prefer to skip, if possible. After all, rain is usually associated with a negative image. However, the rainy season in Japan has it’s positive sides, too! jp.fotolia.com/…