🎏 Unexpectedly stumbling across a whole bunch of koi nobori fluttering in the wind is one of Japan’s great delights, but if you’d rather not be saying “Hey, wait, why … Continue reading April event: The best places to see schools of fluttering fish flags in Tokyo
🎐 If you’re thinking about rescheduling your Japan trip, how about July? It’s hot, but there are so many great things you can enjoy in the summertime that you can’t … Continue reading Why you should come to Japan in JULY
👘 Let’s begin to think about rescheduling your trip for when it’s fun to travel again, because there are so many great things to experience in Japan beyond the cherry … Continue reading Why you should come to Japan in JUNE
🎏 I’m going to start posting stuff you can look forward to seeing when it’s fun to travel again, because there are so many great experiences to have in Japan … Continue reading Why you should come to Japan in MAY
⛩I know. A trip to the grocery store is about as much of a vacation as anyone is getting right now. But while we’re waiting for it to be safe … Continue reading When’s the best time to come to Japan?
Some-No-Komichi is a celebration held every February in Nakai, the Tokyo neighborhood that’s famous for kimono dyeing. Examples of the makers’ finest wares are strung along miles of the canal … Continue reading February festival: Canals festooned with miles of gorgeous kimono fabric
The Setagaya Boroichi is the grand old lady of Tokyo flea markets. It’s so ancient and so revered, in fact, it holds Intangible Cultural Treasure status! On December 15-16 and … Continue reading January festival: Setagaya Boroichi, the most legendary flea market in Tokyo!
These are the festivals and events I would take you to see, if you were in town! • Click here for Know someone who’s planning a trip to Japan? Or … Continue reading Festivals + Events: What’s happening while you’re in Tokyo?