8 Recommended Summer Festivals You Should go in Japan!

8 Recommended Summer Festivals You Should go in Japan!

Japan is a country that lives for its festivals, at any time of year! Barely a week goes by without at least one festival, or matsuri as we know them, occurring somewhere in the country. But it’s at our summer festivals where we really let our hair down and get out in the streets and at the temples. This is a short guide to [Continue Reading…]

What’s White Day? 7 Unique Cultures in Japan!

What's White Day? 7 Unique Cultures in Japan!

You might know that we have a lot of unique holidays in Japan. But have you ever heard about one of the special days called White Day? It is held on March 14th every year and we, Japanese people often spend the day with boyfriend/girlfriend. Here, I would like to explain the story about White Day![Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended “Sakura” Cherry Blossoms Spots in Tokyo!

7 Recommended Sakura Cherry Blossoms Spots in Tokyo

From the end of March to early April, the parks, temples and shrines of Tokyo are shrouded in a pink canopy of cherry blossoms (sakura); this is a culturally significant time for all Japanese, and should definitely not be missed by visitors at this time of year. Here, then, are just a few of my favorite places for viewing Tokyo sakura.[Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Beaches You Should Go in Japan!

7 Recommended Beaches You Should Go in Japan

Few people associate Japan with beach holidays – it’s a long way to travel and quite expensive compared to other Asian destinations. However, the Japan beach scene is surprisingly good, offering many specialised activities that are unique to Japan, If one knows where to go. Here are just a few of my personal favorite Japan beaches.[Continue Reading…]

6 Interesting Tips About Graduation Ceremony in Japan!

6 Interesting Tips About Graduation Ceremony in Japan!

In Japan, spring is a time of farewell and encounter. I’m a Japanese and today I’ll introduce some topics about one of life’s big events, graduation ceremony in Japan.[Continue Reading…]

What’s Golden Week? 7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Japanese Holidays

What's Golden Week? 7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Japanese Holidays

Japan’s Golden Week is a week of successive National Holidays. It starts off on April 29 and ends at May 5. Japanese look forward to this weeklong holiday to plan family get together, join festivals and vacations. Golden Week was coined by Japanese film producers. It is the golden opportunity to release blockbuster films.[Continue Reading…]