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  • 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 […]

     
     
  • Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo)

    Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo)

    Japanese calligraphy (shodo – the way of writing) is a fine art of expressing the beauty of Japanese syllabaries (Kana). Different styles of traditional Japanese calligraphy can be found that have been practicing by the calligraphy masters, especially in Japan. An artist follows different techniques and uses tools to make […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Fall Foods to Eat in Japan

    10 Best Fall Foods to Eat in Japan

    Winter is about to roll around but as it is autumn in Japan now, I better introduce you 10 best traditional Japanese autumn foods that you could try. At this time of year, people go outside and enjoy the views of stunning autumn leaves at different fall foliage spots across […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • Top 10 Cute Japanese Female Cartoon Character Figures

    Top 10 Cute Japanese Female Cartoon Character Figures

    I assume you or your sons/daughters adore cute Japanese female cartoon characters come out from different manga & anime series, video games, fictional models, and different TV commercial. They are super sexy at the same time they are very cute (KAWAII). Those angelic looking faces make you curious to be […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
 
 

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