Summer

 
  • Gion Matsuri | Visit Kyoto 2020

    Gion Matsuri | Visit Kyoto 2020

    Often called the most famous festival in Japan, Gion Matsuri is the festival of Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto that occurs over the whole month of July. There are many different events during this festival, all of them unlike anything else you’ll find in the world. This festival is considered one […]

     
     
  • 6 Beautiful Sunflower Fields in Japan

    6 Beautiful Sunflower Fields in Japan

    Flowers are something special in Japan and in the summer, there is no flower like the sunflower. While not originally native to Japan, sunflowers were introduced from North and South America and have since become an annual part of Japanese culture whenever the days start to grow longer. They have […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Summer

    8 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Summer

    It is summer in Sapporo now! Snow is no longer visible on the top of the surrounding mountains. Trees of different kinds seem shiny as their branches are now covered with green leaves. Early blooming summer flowers can be spotted down the streets and in parks, while there are many […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to see Hydrangea in Japan

    10 Best Places to see Hydrangea in Japan

    What to do in Japan in early summer? Places to visit and attractions for tourists are abundant here in Japan. If you plan on visiting Japan in June, be sure to explore some of its amazing hydrangea gardens. The rainy season (tsuyu) hits the country around this time of year. […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Things to do in Fukuoka in Summer

    10 Best Things to do in Fukuoka in Summer

    Located in Dazaifu city, Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine is considered the most famous attraction in Fukuoka Prefecture. The best time to visit the shrine is in early spring when thousands of plum trees of different varieties reach in full bloom. Unfortunately, this attraction is not included on the list of the […]

     
     
  • 8-Day in Hokkaido Itinerary (August)

    8-Day in Hokkaido Itinerary (August)

    Looking for things to do in Hokkaido in August? There is plenty to do and see – flower viewing in Biei and Furano, road trip around Lake Toya, Tomamu’s unkai terrace, Sapporo underground shopping streets, sunflower field in Hokuryu town, fireworks watching at Toyako Onsen and so on. Is flower […]

     
     
  • What to do in Tokyo in Summer

    What to do in Tokyo in Summer

    A visit to Tokyo in the summer will be an extraordinary lifetime of achievement, despite the hot humid weather and rain. I always think that Tokyo is a fantastic city with a really good mix of things to do and see. Perhaps this is the most beautiful and popular city […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Summer Festivals in Japan

    10 Best Summer Festivals in Japan

    Summer festivals are very amazing things to experience in Japan. Many of them have ancient histories, closely tied to the history and spiritual significance of the location where they are held. These Japanese summer festivals are spectacular and fun to observe. They educate and entertain both visitors and locals alike. […]

     
     
  • 7 Days in Hokkaido Summer Itinerary (July/August)

    7 Days in Hokkaido Summer Itinerary (July/August)

    Want to see beautiful lavender fields in Furano, Hokkaido? The lavender season in Hokkaido, especially in Nakafurano area reaches its peak in mid July. If you plan on visiting Hokkaido in the summer, you might want to consider making a quick travel plan. Believe me, it is not late to […]

     
     
  • Kakigori: How to Make Kakigori at Home

    Kakigori: How to Make Kakigori at Home

    What makes a summer trip so special in Japan? Many of you may say about its incredible summer festivals or something else. Honestly I really don’t care what you think of it. But I would say the yummy summer foods, and one such delicious seasonal treat is called Kakigori. Obviously, […]

     
     
 
 

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