January 24, 2022
Japan In December
From winter illuminations and snowy weather to uniquely Japanese Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations, December is the most wonderful time of the year.
November 1, 2021
What To Do In Japan During November
For lovers of gorgeous autumn weather, winter illuminations, and hearty food, it doesn’t get much better than November in Japan.
August 2, 2021
August In Japan
August in Japan is hot, hot, hot - but don’t let the heat put you off, as it’s also one of the most beautiful, spectacular, and fun times of year to visit.
June 12, 2021
Hanabi: Japanese Fireworks
Fireworks are more than a spectacular light show in Japan. The art of Hanabi dates back centuries and today, firework festivals are a major attraction.
March 29, 2021
The Best 8 Sakura Viewing Spots In Japan And How To Get There
The Sakura season is upon us and Japan is turning many shades of pink and purple. We’ve picked 8 spots across the country that make for the best Sakura viewing and enjoyment.
January 25, 2021
Summer Festivals In Japan The Expert Guide
Summer is the perfect time to visit Japan and enjoy the country’s most colourful and spectacular traditional festivals. Get ready for fun in the sun!
November 12, 2020
Showa Day: A National Holiday Of Reflection
Experience Showa Day, the annual day on April 29 that honours the birthday of Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) in Tokyo.
June 22, 2020
Tsukimi: Japan’s Autumn Moon Festival
Japan’s Harvest Moon Festival, Tsukimi, is held every autumn across the country and dates back more than 1,000 years.
May 23, 2020
The Tanabata Festival For Star Crossed Lovers
One of the fun festivals found right around Japan is the ancient Tanabata Festival, often referred to as the Star Festival.
May 17, 2020
Experiencing The Gion Matsuri Festival In Kyoto
Lighting up the city of Kyoto each July is Gion Matsuri, one of the most famous festivals in Japan and Seeing the Gion Festival is a great experience for visitors to Kyoto.