summer

Customize Your Own Blend of Fruits in Tea This Summer in Tokyo and Osaka!

The worldwide tea brand, Lipton, is starting a new event in Japan called “Fruits in Tea” where they will be offering new ways to enjoy a combination of fruits and tea this summer season. There will be two pop-up stores during this special summertime event, one in Omotesando (表参道), Tokyo (東京) from June 28 to…

See These Special Flowers in Japan That Only Bloom in Summer!

If you mention blooming flowers in Japan, most people would definitely think of the spring season. We all know about sakura (桜; cherry blossoms), tulips, iris, and other flowers that grow during this season. There are, in fact, many festivals that celebrate the spring bloom such as the Tulip Festival, cherry blossom viewing (花見), and…

Wanna Dress up in a Yukata This Summer? Check Out This Hotel’s Seasonal Offer!

Summer promotions have already started in Japan. Several hotels and restaurants have started giving discounts and freebies to people availing of their services. One of the best deals this summer is the plan called “Girls Yukata Stay (ガールズ浴衣ステイ)” at Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo (リーガロイヤルホテル東京) wherein summer kimono (着物) or yukata (浴衣) are offered to women…

4 Beaches Near Tokyo You Should Visit in Summer For Sun, Sand, and Sea

Tokyo (東京) is one of the most crowded and busiest cities in Japan. Companies build businesses there, and working people flock from neighboring prefectures to work in the city, making it a “salaryman”, or businessperson metropolis. Due to this, Tokyo’s landscape has been designed to properly cope with its busy nature while holding onto its…

Beat the Heat With These Summer Treats From the Hello Kitty Cafe in Odaiba!

Odaiba (お台場) is one of the best places to check out when you have the chance to visit Tokyo (東京). With food, shopping, sights, and many more, you won’t get bored on this artificial island. Located in Odaiba is the continuously-running Café de Miki with Hello Kitty (カフェ ド ミキ ウィズ ハローキティ), and from June…

Enjoy a Delicious Meal and See Summer Fireflies at This Hotel in Tokyo

Japan is a magical place to experience fireflies. It is a symbol of the country’s intriguing beauty during the summer season. There are annual firefly watching events that allow people to see these beautiful creatures, which are now becoming a rare sight. If you haven’t heard of these events before or you’re interested in experiencing…

5 Things to Do at Japan’s Oldest Summer Festival Held in Osaka!

Summer is here! While it’s normally uncomfortable to deal with the intense heat, especially in Asian countries such as Japan, there are several ways to enjoy the season without having to lock yourself inside the comforts of your air-conditioned hotel. One of the most eagerly awaited major summer festivals is the Aizen Matsuri (愛染まつり) in…

Cool Down From the Summer Heat With These Limited Calpis Treats and Drinks

As summer in Japan approaches, everyone’s looking to refresh themselves in any way possible. If you’re up for something cool and new, you might want to bring down the heat with Calpis (カルピス) and Afternoon Tea’s (アフタヌーンティー) cool summer collaboration! What is Calpis? Calpis is a largely popular Japanese milk-based beverage. It is one of…

Experience a Starry Night and the Milky Way in Tokyo Tower This Summer 2017!

Tokyo Tower (東京タワー) is no doubt one of the many popular places to visit when in Tokyo (東京). It may not be as tall as Tokyo SkyTree (スカイツリー), but it still serves as one of the main structures to represent Japan’s capital city. Not only does Tokyo Tower light up, but it also changes colors…

Check Out Coca-Cola Japan’s Limited Edition Bottles Featuring Its Famous Landmarks

Summer is synonymous with soda drinks in Japan and there are many companies who are expected to draw the attention of consumers during this season. To coincide with the summer season, Coca-Cola Japan (日本コカ・コーラ) will be introducing five new limited edition bottles which will only be available in certain regions. These bottles will have exclusive…