Friday, March 22, 2019

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...

Low on Cost, High on Design

Introducing the new LCC Terminal at Narita Running to catch your plane at the new budget terminal at Narita will be a breeze – after all, the terminal which opened this April is designed around...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Chiba Prefecture (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Chiba 32 Yomogi Fudo Falls (四方木不動滝) in Kamogawa [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3261.2451490321137!2d140.13892201439938!3d35.17544196515318!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x6022acd60a2b0f19%3A0x93b4cbc4b1ab8bdb!2z5Zub5pa55pyo5LiN5YuV5rud!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476925804746&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: Middle of November until the beginning of December Access: Bus ride from Awa-Amatsu Station (JR...

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...

Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art Part1

The Perfect Harmony of Art, Architecture and Nature The world is full of visual clutter and sometimes we get overwhelmed by information overload. It is only in an ideal environment one can appreciate the true...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 17: Scenes From Wonder Festival 2016 Winter

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside An Otaku dream come true In most countries, figurines and plastic toys are for kids, but not in Japan, where it's serious adult business. On...

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...

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...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kanto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanto is located on Japan’s Honshu island and consists of seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. As the most densely populated area in Japan,...

Special exhibition: Léonard Foujita and His Models @ Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art

From September 17, 2016 to January 15, 2017, selected works of Léonard Foujita will be on display at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art in Sakura City, Chiba.As one of the most successful artists...