Winter

 
  • Winter Travel Packing List for Hokkaido, Japan

    Winter Travel Packing List for Hokkaido, Japan

    Are you prepared for Hokkaido’s cold weather? Here I make a very simple packing list for a trip to Hokkaido this winter. Visiting Hokkaido in the winter could be challenging as the weather is awfully cold. If snow starts falling on its grounds, all the ski resorts will get busy. […]

     
     
  • 11 Best Ski Resorts in Japan | Winter 2020

    11 Best Ski Resorts in Japan | Winter 2020

    Winter is a beautiful season to explore some of Japan’s popular ski resorts. You can experience Japanese winter through a number of incredible activities and festivals. A trip to Japan in winter will not be complete without a visit to a local ski resort. What are the best ski resorts […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Snow Festivals to Experience in Japan

    10 Best Snow Festivals to Experience in Japan

    Does Japan’s winter season inspire you to discover its top winter attractions? The snow festivals of Japan are a great source of getting familiar with the traditional Japanese culture and traditions that locals follow. To be honest with you, winter is an inspiring season for me. Even though it is […]

     
     
  • Odawara Ume Matsuri 2020 | Visit Kanagawa

    Odawara Ume Matsuri 2020 | Visit Kanagawa

    Odawara Ume Matsuri is an incredible Japanese early spring festival, held in Odawara city. This is one of the most popular yearly events in Kanagawa prefecture and top plum blossom viewing spots in all over Japan. When the coldest month of Japan “January” is about to say “goodbye” – then […]

     
     
  • Atami Baien Ume Matsuri 2020 | Visit Shizuoka

    Atami Baien Ume Matsuri 2020 | Visit Shizuoka

    Atami, a popular hot spring resort town in Shizuoka Prefecture, has a beautiful plum garden called Atami Baien that becomes amazingly magnificent with millions of ume blossoms during its Atami Baien Ume Matsuri. Here, ume matsuri means plum blossom festival. Please, bear in mind that Atami Baien is one of […]

     
     
  • Asahikawa Winter Festival 2020 | Visit Hokkaido

    Asahikawa Winter Festival 2020 | Visit Hokkaido

    Visiting Asahikawa Winter Festival is a must thing do for every visitor who wants to travel to Asahikawa in the winter. It is the second most popular winter event in Hokkaido. Asahikawa city is blessed with lots of snow that offers the second largest winter festival in Japan to be […]

     
     
  • Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival in Nagano

    Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival in Nagano

    Dosojin fire festival is a crazy, bizarre, frightening, and mysterious Japanese winter event, held at Nozawa Onsen on January 15th every year in Nagano prefecture. Does it make sense when two groups of people encounter a fight against each other where one group tries to burn down the Shaden (Shrine) […]

     
     
  • 2020 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    2020 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    Iwate snow festival is one of the five biggest snow festivals in the Tohoku region. The festival is held in early February every year that is seen to be the symbol of winter in Iwate prefecture. Northern and northeastern part of Japan host country’s best snow festivals in the winter […]

     
     
  • Otaru Snow Light Path Festival 2020

    Otaru Snow Light Path Festival 2020

    Otaru Snow Light Path Festival (Otaru Yuki Akari no Michi) is the iconic winter event in Otaru city that usually held during the harsh winter month of February. It has a special atmosphere which is quite distinctive than the legendary Sapporo Snow Festival has. One thing is very similar between these […]

     
     
  • Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2020 | Visit Aomori

    Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2020 | 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 […]

     
     
 
 

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