Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tokyo Disneyland celebrates its 35th anniversary with a special parade & more!

  'To all that come to this happy place: Welcome!'- Walt Disney Disneyland, a place on earth that is truly one of a kind. Whether you have ever been to Disneyland or not, there is no...

First Shrine visit of the year – Hatsumode

New Year's is one of the most important holidays on the Japanese calendar. During the Edo period and the old way of counting, everyone was one year old at birth (because they counted the...

Sun, seafood and soy sauce in Choushi City, Chiba

Often bypassed on the way to Tokyo from Narita airport, Choushi City in the Chiba prefecture (which if you didn't already know, is where Narita City/Airport is) has lots to offer. Inubosaki, the tip of...

Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art Part2

A Great Escape Visiting a museum is a great way to appreciate art, culture and history, but let’s not forget that it also gives us the wonderful opportunity to relax and escape from our busy...

July 2016 Fireworks Festivals Schedule – In & Around Tokyo

Summer means Hanabi Matsuri (花火祭り) season in Japan, and refers to great Fireworks Festivals held throughout the country. During the hot and humid summer, the festivals lighten up the mood and provide a sparkling...

August 2016 Fireworks Festivals Schedule – In & Around Tokyo

Here comes the second part of our Fireworks Festivals Schedule! All big Events In & Around Tokyo for August are featured in this article.  Get your Yukata ready! Tokyo The 34th Koto Fireworks Festival Date: August 1st...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Chiba Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Chiba Chiba Prefecture 28~ 32  28 Hondo-ji temple (本土寺) in Matsudo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3234.348415073759!2d139.9265093144216!3d35.84045932883202!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60189b5cfdc0d1f7%3A0x71d3694a02002d27!2sHondo-ji+Temple!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476925832346&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November Access: 10min walk from Kita-Kogane Station (JR Joban Line) Address: Hiraga...

Tokyo’s Top Halloween Parties

Tokyo has the most wicked Halloween parties in Japan. Here is Wattention's pick to ensure you have a ghostly night out. Shibuya Halloween Party We have to start with possibly the biggest event in all of Tokyo....

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 5: Tokyo Game Show 2015

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside. The largest game show in Japan Held annually in September, Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is the premier trade show for game developers to...

The Town of Sawara, Where Time Stands Still

More often than not, many travelers get stuck at the airport. Whether it’s an inconvenient layover or a flight cancellation, many find themselves in a situation where they have plenty of time on their...