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  • 10 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Tokyo

    10 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Tokyo

    Tokyo in autumn is surprisingly mind-boggling. It is just incredible to experience the fall foliage season in this bustling city of Japan. Today I feature the best autumn foliage spots located around the city that can overwhelm you! Every time I visit Tokyo in autumn, I feel so great and […]

     
     
  • Sunflower Field in Hokuryu (Himawari no Sato)

    Sunflower Field in Hokuryu (Himawari no Sato)

    Viewing sunflower field in a little town called Hokuryu is a must thing to do for tourists who visit Hokkaido in summer. I am not a resident of Hokuryu but I am proud of being part of this city, of course as a tourist! I have visited this city a […]

     
     
  • Ryokan Customs

    Ryokan Customs

    Do you want to stay in a Japanese Ryokan? Whenever we talk about Ryokan we first think of its customs and manners. Before you take your final decision whether you would stay in a Ryokan or hotel you have to know the following ten (10) most important customs, please keep […]

     
     
  • Urashima Taro – Japanese Folktale

    Urashima Taro – Japanese Folktale

    Urashima Taro is one of the most popular Japanese folktales you would ever read. The story is about a young fisherman who once disappeared to see a beautiful palace under the sea but he did not know how much time he spent there! This Japanese folk legend is very famous […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Iris Gardens to Visit in Japan

    10 Best Iris Gardens to Visit in Japan

    Japanese iris is a delicate flower that blooms in the summer. This year hanami wave has gone but Japan’s summer comes to surprise us with its natural beauty blessing our gardens filling with variety of flowers including irises, lavender, sunflowers, poppies, wisteria and etc. Whether you believe it or not […]

     
     
  • How to Survive Summer in Japan | Travel Guide

    How to Survive Summer in Japan | Travel Guide

    Summer in Japan could hurt you badly unless you have some idea to knock it off using some preventive actions. Unlike any other parts of the world Japanese summer could be very measurable to you. It is very hot, humid and mostly you will get tired of doing even a […]

     
     
  • Best things to do in Furano | Visit Hokkaido

    Best things to do in Furano | Visit Hokkaido

    Furano is a small town in the center of Hokkaido. It is a beautiful city that sparkles all year round showing its awesome seasonal beauty. Can you imagine that, in summer, Furano becomes one of the top visited tourists spot in all over Japan? That’s quite interesting! There are number […]

     
     
  • Tsuru no Ongaeshi – Japanese Folktale

    Tsuru no Ongaeshi – Japanese Folktale

    Tsuru no Ongaeshi (The Grateful Crane/The Crane’s Return of Favor) is one of the most popular Japanese folktales. My parents used to tell this folktale many time in my childhood. It is an interesting story in Japanese folklore and the best unexpected twist ending folktale you would ever read in […]

     
     
  • How to Hanami | Sakura Viewing Party Guide

    How to Hanami | Sakura Viewing Party Guide

    How to Hanami in Japan? If you plan on visiting Japan this spring during the cherry blossom season, this guide is going to give you some ideas to enjoy a hanami picnic party. Japan’s cherry blossom season delights all of us not just offering the stunning sakura blossoms but also […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Kyoto

    10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Kyoto

    Kyoto is a very beautiful place to visit, and live, especially in spring and autumn seasons. Hanami makes it a perfect destination to explore all the top recommended cherry blossoms viewing spots. The incredible landscapes here would amaze you with its unique seasonal beauty. If you ask me a question […]

     
     
 
 

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