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Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
The highlight in Japan
in April has to be the visually stunning Takayama Festival (April
14-15) with its colorful, musical parade that features floats from the
Edo Period. Read on for more ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
Christmas in Japan is unlike any Christmas you might have experienced growing up in the West. Japanese people, while tolerant of all religions, are predominately Shinto or Buddhist in their beliefs ...
We like the sound of January in Japan . Known as mutsuki – the ‘month of harmony’, it’s a month and a new years resolution rolled into one! Here’s a list of the festivals and events happening ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012
Attendance at one or more of the many cultural and religious events and festivals that take place in Japan
throughout the year can make your visit to the country particularly
memorable. The ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
Travel in Japan
is considerably enriched by attending one or more of the many cultural
and religious events and festivals that take place throughout the year.
The following is a sampling of ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
is full of festivals, activities and events in during the month of May.
If you plan on venturing to Japan, here are some traditional events
that you won’t want to miss! Editor’s Note: ...
Written by Lydia, December 2012
Unlike the rest of Asia, where the lunar New Year is the most important holiday, in Japan
New Year’s Day on the Gregorian calendar reigns supreme. While the
Japanese celebrate the New Year on ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
The Gion Matsuri is a famous festival that is said to mark the beginning of summer in Japan . Held in Kyoto ,
the country’s ancient capital since 869 AD, the Gion Matsuri is steeped
in ritual ...
Written by Lydia, July 2012
August is festival season in Japan
with more events held than any other summer month. If you’re planning a
trip to Japan during the late summer, here are a few of the traditional
annual events ...
Written by Lydia, September 2012
While the majority of Japanese festivals fall within the summer months, festival season never really ends in Japan . Here are a few of those events that you can look forward to in September. ...
Written by Kyoto Expert: Satoko, Japan, May 2012
May is one of the perfect seasons to enjoy Kyoto !
Why don’t you enjoy really fresh air in the cozy, late Spring weather
strolling through the comfortable paths surrounded by beautiful green ...
If you are in Tokyo in January you may be wondering about the proliferation of rather funny looking eyeless dolls. Known as the Daruma doll, these dolls are believed to bring good luck and are ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
The Tokyo Game Show
is one of the world’s biggest video game exhibitions. A highlight on
every avid gamer and developers calendar, the show offers the chance for
technology giants such as Sony, ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2013
Japan’s most cultured city knows how to put on a great festival. Barely a month goes by without some historical extravaganza or other featuring on the local calendar. Here’s our list of some of the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
For fans of Japanese animation, March means only one thing –The Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF). Held annually at Odaiba’s Big Sight convention center in Tokyo Bay, it is one of the largest ...
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Doing what: Panoramic Tokyo Day Tour - Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay ...