Friday, September 20, 2019

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Tohoku – Aomori Prefecture Part...

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Aomori page 3 8 Shirakami Sanchi (白神山地) in Nakatsugaru – Nishimeya Village First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: Middle of October until the end of October Recommended Spots: Anmon Waterfall...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Gunma Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Gunma 15 Suwakyo Gorge (諏訪峡) in Tone-Minakami [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3196.4502864277074!2d138.9714181152887!3d36.75976387995691!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x398e42e0f7d5df8d!2z6KuP6Kiq5bOh5aSn5qmL!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476687723087&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Beginning of November Access: 20min walk from Minakami Station (JR Joetsu Line) Address: Minakami-machi, Tone-gun 379-1616 Gunma Ranking:...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Saitama Prefecture (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Saitama 27 Mount Tenran (天覧山) in Hanno [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476778590884!6m8!1m7!1sF%3A-0A7XxdSC5sA%2FUvbzK956OsI%2FAAAAAAAANtE%2FOSUrkMOPzY8jhFFtXaDtAr9xbE1u71kow!2m2!1d35.862335!2d139.3084565!3f352.16977651586853!4f9.924586679588003!5f0.7820865974627469&w=100%&h=100%] [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d25867.733084431686!2d139.2909007346252!3d35.862079879749096!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60192623e6d3efa5%3A0xbd188a17f10780fe!2sTenranzan!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476756677647&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November Recommended Spots: Mountaintop, Juroku Rakan Access: 40min walk from Hanno Station (Seibu Ikebukuro...

A full day of adventure at the Yoshida Fire Festival & Fuji Q Highland

The Yoshida Fire Festival held every year on August 26 and 27 is considered by many Japanese to be one of the great three unique festivals in the country. It takes place at Kitaguchi...
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In harmony with the seasons: Choyo no Sekku

The “yang” of the “yin-yang” concept is thought to become too strong and hence inauspicious on dates which are odd-numbered in both day and month. The sekku, or seasonal festival, became an event to...

Discover Murakami, Niigata with Ocean Flavours

Autumn is full of activities in Tohoku! It is the time of year when locals are busy preserving food for the long, harsh winter ahead, and visitors are welcome to have a taste during...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Tochigi Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Tochigi Tochigi Prefecture 7 ~ 12  7 Nasukogen (那須高原) in Nasu [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3182.4625265669474!2d140.00029761529828!3d37.094106079889045!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x484f895a8783f78b!2z6YKj6aCI6auY5Y6f!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476676796272&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: Middle of October until the end of October Recommended Spot: Nasu Onsen Shrine,...

Mt. Takao, Tokyo’s Mountain Everyone Can Climb

Mention Tokyo and psychedelic neon lights, soaring skyscrapers and quirky otaku shops might come to mind, but did you know that Tokyo also has a mountain and a countryside? As someone from the Netherlands - a...

Autumn guide for Japanese trees

Study up before your autumn walk with this handy guide! Japan has many trees native to its soil that you won't find anywhere else. The peak for the changing of colors is different for...

History of Halloween in Japan

Those who have been living in Japan for a long time know that Halloween is a fairly new holiday. In fact, it's not an official holiday at all. The first ever Halloween event was...