Winter

 
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • Tokamachi Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Niigata

    Tokamachi Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Niigata

    Every year Tokamachi snow festival (Tokamachi yuki matsuri) is celebrated over the third weekend of February. The festival would be held from 15 to 17 February in 2021. It lasts for three days that is considered the first ever snow festival that was held in Japan in 1950. This winter […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao | Visit Yamagata

    The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao | Visit Yamagata

    Ever thought of visiting a place like Mount Zao before? This post reveals one of its stunning highlights that you can only experience in the winter. To get the most out of your Japan holiday this winter, you should visit renowned mountain. The words “Snow Monsters” might create some fear […]

     
     
  • Coming of Age Day (Seijin No Hi) Ceremony | Japanese Holidays

    Coming of Age Day (Seijin No Hi) Ceremony | Japanese Holidays

    Coming of age day is a Japanese annual public holiday celebrated on the second Monday in January. It already has reminded me of my own experience that I had a few years back from now on. It made me so happy to be a part of this annual ceremony. A […]

     
     
  • 13 Best Places to View Plum Blossom in Japan

    13 Best Places to View Plum Blossom in Japan

    If you are planning to Japan in early spring to see beautiful plum blossoms, then you should be familiar with the best ume spots, which are scattered across Japan. I don’t miss visiting my favorite ume spots. Seriously, I visit them almost every year, usually between mid-February and early-March. Let […]

     
     
  • Japanese New Year 2021 – Learn Its Traditions

    Japanese New Year 2021 – Learn Its Traditions

    New Year (Shogatsu or Oshogatsu) in Japan is quite enjoyable. It is considered one of the most important holidays and yearly festivals in Japan. There are a lot of things to do during the New Year holiday. As I have planned to do something for this wonderful holiday season, I […]

     
     
  • Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2021

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Yuki Matsuri) 2021

    Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri) is one of the most popular winter festivals in Japan. It’s the largest winter festival in the country as well with attracting approximately two million people visit this widely known winter festival every year. If you want to see beautiful ice sculptures in Hokkaido, […]

     
     
 
 

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