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  • JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – Useful Guide

    JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – Useful Guide

    Getting around in Japan is very easy thanks to the country’s extensive public transit system. Japanese railways are some of the best and most advanced in the world. Since so many tourists come to the country, Japanese Railways has set up a foreigner-exclusive rail pass for the popular Kanto, Tohoku, […]

     
     
  • 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-Day in Tokyo and Hokkaido Itinerary – December

    10-Day in Tokyo and Hokkaido Itinerary – December

    In Japan, we always get to experience all four season. If you take a trip to Japan in early December, you will be able to experience two seasons, late autumn and early winter. How cool is that! Do you really want to see autumn leaves and have fun in the […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 7 Best Places to see Shibazakura in Japan

    7 Best Places to see Shibazakura in Japan

    Every season, there are wonderful flowers blooming in Japan and festivals to go with them. While many people across the world know about the annual blooming of Japanese cherry trees, there is another pink flower that is celebrated every year in this incredible country: Shibazakura, or pink moss. Shibazakura flowers […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Flower Festivals around Tokyo in Spring

    10 Best Flower Festivals around Tokyo in Spring

    Flowers have long been a major feature of Japanese culture. Japan is home to some of the most beautiful spring flowers in the world, such as cherry blossoms, wisteria, tulips and shibzakura (pink moss). Flower festivals have become annual Japanese traditions, full not only of beautiful flowers but also performances, […]

     
     
  • One Day in Kyoto Spring Itinerary

    One Day in Kyoto Spring Itinerary

    Kyoto is now in full bloom though petals have started to fall. Yet there are plenty of areas to see cherry blossom and viewing sakura petals falling down off the blooming trees is an unforgettable experience. Are you ready for it? These days the popular cherry blossom viewing (hanami) spots […]

     
     
 
 

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