- 3 traditional Japanese ways of appreciating plum blossom
3 traditional Japanese ways of appreciating plum blossom
February in Japan is the season for viewing the plum blossoms. plum blossom is called “Ume(梅)&...
blog Japan Island Sightseeing Regions of Japan Seasons
Silver world with snow and ice. I visited Abashiri in winter.
Hokkaido in winter is very fun with many snow and ice activities! Around last February, I went to Ab...
What to do when you visit a Japanese shrine on New Year’s Day
In Japan, people visit shrines in January to pray for a healthy new year. I went myself, and now I...
Spectacular winter scenery. “Snow Monster” in Zao, Yamagata
Juhyo, the art of ice and snow, can only be seen under special weather conditions. Juhyo, or tree ic...
5 Things to do in Japan in Winter
In December, temperatures in Japan drop and become very cold. Some of the areas have snow in them. I...
Akemashite Omedetou! 2023 – How Japanese people spend New Year’s Day.
Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu! あけましておめでとうございます！ The year 2023 has finally begun. In your country, wh...
What’s the meaning of nengajo? – Japan’s historic New Year’s card
The end of the year is finally upon us! Actually, in Japan, there are “things to do” at ...
NABE – A classic Japanese winter hot pot
A dish called “NABE” often appears on Japanese winter tables. Also, when I go to restaur...