Summer

 
  • Akita Kanto Matsuri 2019 (Kanto Festival)

    Akita Kanto Matsuri 2019 (Kanto Festival)

    During the Akita Kanto Matsuri (pole lantern festival) in early August, Akita city becomes magically breathtaking. Why? Akita is an impressive place. Think about Kakunodate cherry blossom festival in spring and Yokote kamakura festival in winter. Both are highly impressive seasonal festivals. On the other hand, Akita’s summer festival – […]

     
     
  • Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan 2020

    Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan 2020

    Hydrangea (Ajisai in Japanese) is the sign of the rainy season in Japan. The flower is adored and honored by most of the Japanese like they do for ume, sakura and irises. In fact, the flower was first discovered in Japan. Viewing hydrangea flower is a tradition here. Japanese absolutely […]

     
     
  • 10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

    10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

    It is early summer in Japan now. You must be crazy to know the popular Japanese summer foods especially if you are going to visit Japan soon. Time has come to introduce the best ones here. Whatever the weather reacts at this time of year, having famous Japanese dishes in a […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Things to do in Japan in Summer

    10 Best Things to do in Japan in Summer

    Japan in summer is entertaining that highlights some of its gorgeous annual festivals to see and enjoy. Besides, visitors can have a lot fun along with visiting breathtaking places and eating delicious traditional Japanese dishes. Wearing Yukata is also a fun thing to do in this season. Summer is a […]

     
     
  • Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2020

    Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2020

    It is summer, is not it? If the weather sounds crazy now because of the heat outside then I am sorry to inform you that reading about Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Festival) may not be a good idea. Heat is everywhere, who wants to go out! No offense though as in […]

     
     
  • Hokkaido Summer Itinerary – Lavender Season

    Hokkaido Summer Itinerary – Lavender Season

    If you are planning to visit Hokkaido during the lavender season in summer and looking for suggested itinerary then you have come to the right place. Summer and winter seasons attract millions of Hokkaido travel enthusiasts who actually think themselves as adventurous and nature lovers. According to my travel experience, […]

     
     
  • 10 Beautiful Flower Farms in Furano and Biei

    10 Beautiful Flower Farms in Furano and Biei

    If you are to visit Furano and Biei for their picturesque lavender and other flowers fields during the summer months, then you have got to familiar with them first. It is true that summer attracts millions of tourists in Furano and Biei. Do you know why? Or is it only […]

     
     
  • Shikisai no Oka in Biei | Hokkaido Flower Season

    Shikisai no Oka in Biei | Hokkaido Flower Season

    Impressive landscapes of Shikisai no Oka could make you thrill as you take each step into this beautiful panoramic flower garden. Shikisai no Oka simply means the Hills of Seasonal Colors and it is located in picturesque Biei town. This is the biggest flower garden/park in Furano area, about 7 hectares with […]

     
     
  • Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

    Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

    This is Morioka Reimen, not the greatest Sapporo Ramen. Don’t mess up with this! It is one of my favorite noodle dishes that come from Tohoku region. People dwelling in Iwate are very proud of this because they all know it is their famous local specialty. I have not noticed […]

     
     
  • Sunflower Field in Hokuryu (Himawari no Sato)

    Sunflower Field in Hokuryu (Himawari no Sato)

    Viewing sunflower field in a little town called Hokuryu is a must thing to do for tourists who visit Hokkaido in summer. I am not a resident of Hokuryu but I am proud of being part of this city, of course as a tourist! I have visited this city a […]

     
     
 
 

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