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  • Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2021 | Visit Aomori

    Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2021 | Visit Aomori

    Aomori in winter is spectacular. If you are planning to visit the prefecture in the winter, you should experience the Hirosaki castle snow lantern festival. Celebrated for 4 days, the festival is held every year in early February. The festival is also known as Hirosaki castle yuki-doro festival – so […]

     
     
  • What to Wear During Winter in Hokkaido

    What to Wear During Winter in Hokkaido

    How to dress right and enjoy the winter in Hokkaido? It gets very cold there in the winter months (December – February). It does not mean people there stay inside their houses and watch TV all day long till they get to sleep at night. Rather, they prepare themselves to […]

     
     
  • Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Akita

    Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Akita

    Yokote kamakura festival has been celebrated by locals of Akita for more than 400 years. This is a famous winter tradition of Akita prefecture, attracting thousands of visitors every year. The festival is held every year on February 15 and 16 in the city of Yokote, located in southeastern part […]

     
     
  • ATMs in Japan to Withdraw Cash | How to Guide

    ATMs in Japan to Withdraw Cash | How to Guide

    Many of you are very concerned about the question “Would ATMs in Japan allow me to withdraw cash by credit and debit cards issued outside of Japan?” Please note Japan is still a cash-based society! If you are visiting Japan in the future, this is an important topic to discuss […]

     
     
  • Japanese Gardens – History, Types, Elements, and More

    Japanese Gardens – History, Types, Elements, and More

    Traditional Japanese garden is considered one of the most important elements of Japanese art. Each type of traditional gardens has their own style of beauty. In Japan, visiting a traditional Japanese garden is a must-do activity along with exploring Castles, Museums, Temples and Shrines. There is a list of historic […]

     
     
  • 10 Useful Packing Tips for a Trip to Japan

    10 Useful Packing Tips for a Trip to Japan

    How to pack for a trip to Japan? It is one of the most commonly asked questions by many potential Japan visitors. A tourist from Singapore has asked me this and I sent her a long email describing everything else. A few years ago, before my India trip I was […]

     
     
  • Best Scenic Byways in Hokkaido

    Best Scenic Byways in Hokkaido

    Hokkaido’s top six scenic byways (drives) are getting through its golden era. Nowadays, many visitors of Hokkaido are more tend to have a leisurely trip. That means they start feeling sick of rushing or hurrying trips that they take somewhere in Hokkaido. They just don’t wish to see popular destinations […]

     
     
  • 101 Best Things to Do in Hokkaido

    101 Best Things to Do in Hokkaido

    Hokkaido is an amazing place where over hundreds of best things to do and see or even more. I have decided to reveal only 101 best and most amazing things you could do when you take a visit to this island. It sounds like I am crazy enough to make […]

     
     
  • Autumn Leaves in Nikko | Visit Tochigi

    Autumn Leaves in Nikko | Visit Tochigi

    Autumn leaves season brings a lot of joys to every resident of Nikko knowing that its economy fully depends on tourism. They welcome fall season, and start preparing for hunting momiji, especially the areas that are located outside the main town of Nikko. You never know how beautiful it could […]

     
     
  • Autumn Leaves in Tohoku | Koyo Season 2020

    Autumn Leaves in Tohoku | Koyo Season 2020

    Tohoku is blessed with beautiful nature and autumn foliage here is fabulous! The Tohoku region consists of six prefectures, Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Yamagata, Miyagi, and Fukushima. These are the places where colorful autumn foliage is expected to be seen from early October to Mid November. Koyo (colorful fall leaves) in […]

     
     
 
 

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