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Music Festivals In Japan 2016

Here is a listing of this year\'s music festivals in Japan for the summer of 2016.Rock and ElectronicFuji Rock FestivalJuly 22-24, Naeba Ski Resort, N ...

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Kyoto City Bus 206

?????#206Kyoto city bus #206 runs from Kitaoji Bus Terminal (Subway Kitaoji Station) to Kyoto Station and then back to Karasuma Kitaoji and Kita ...

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Meoto Iwa: The Divine “wedded Rocks” In Ise

You might have already seen the scenic “Meoto Iwa” on photos and wondered what it is and where you can find it" Two rocks connected by a r ...

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Chocolate Cake With Meringue And Caramel Cream With Peanuts

Ingredients for the chocolate cake: 330 g flour 60 g cocoa 15 g baking powder 5 medium eggs 4 egg yolks a pinch of salt 16 g vanilla sugar 270 g sugar ...

Derniers Articles Japan Travel - mes: 2017-09

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Electronic donations in a Japanese shintoist shrine

At the shintoist shrine of Atago (Tokyo, Minato-ku) they have installed a system that allows the visitors to donate money using their electronic walle ...

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Obama burger vs Trump burger

Walking around Yokosuka we found a restaurant where they have two different hamburgers on their menu: the Trump burger and the Obama burger. The Trum ...

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Dobuita street at Yokosuka – Shenmue ?????

We went for a walk to Yokosuka, it is one of those places that don’t usually show up in travel guides. We are a bunch of nerds so we decided to ...

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Mikasa park

After visiting the Dobuita street we walked to the seaside. The water was clear and sarushima could be seen in the horizon ?? (?:monkey, ?:island)R ...

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Chair designed to play video-games

One of the first things that surprised me when I arrived to Japan was how much of the daily life inside houses happens laying down on the floor. Once ...

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Old Shinjuku pictures

Shinjuku ?? is my favorite area in Tokyo. I’ve been taking pictures of Shinjuku since 2004. During these 13 years I’ve seen this neibourho ...

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Fukui

After visiting Shirakawa-go we went north all up the way until Fukui. It was my first time in Fukui prefecture. We decided to only visit Fukui City, i ...

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Ryoanji ? ???

Over the last 14 years I’ve visited the zen garden Ryoanji (???) several times. I love that every time I visit this beautiful dry garden (karesa ...

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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

I’m very happy to announce you that my new book has just been published in English. It is very different from A Geek in Japan, instead of trying ...

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The T?fukuji zen temple

The T?fukuji (? ??, T?fukuji) is a zen temple in southeastern Kyoto. Its pavilions are surrounded by a huge green area, it is beautiful all over the y ...

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12 Reasons to Plan a Girls’ Trip to Tokyo

Tokyo is unlike anywhere else you?ve ever seen. And it?s even better when you have your girls with you! This place was made for girlfriend getaways, ...

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Japan News This Week 1 October 2017

?????Shinzo Abe of Japan Calls Early Election, as a Rival Party FormsNew York TimesFalling jet wing panel damages car in Japan BBCJapan successfully u ...

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The Many Meanings of Temae

??temae is a word in Japanese formed from the kanji for "hand" and "in front of," and basically means "in front of."But ...

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IMS Building Fukuoka

???The IMS (Inter Media Station) building in Fukuoka is a multi-story shopping mall across from Tenjin Station in the heart of the city.The IMS b ...

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[Video] -Bluefin Tuna (Maguro) Story | Fisherman to Sushi Sh

Japan's most prized bluefin tuna comes from a town called ?ma where a HON-MAGURO auctioned in Tsukiji once fetched $1.4M (2003). Oma Maguro is a brand ...

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Uji: Favored Spot of the Fujiwara

??The country town of Uji is just a few kilometers from the southeastern part of Kyoto. Besides being a famous place for its temples, river-side scen ...

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[Video] -Walk Around the TOKYO GAME SHOW With Us!

??MY VLOG CHANNEL Welcome to the TOKYO GAME SHOW! Japan's largest annual gaming eve ...

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Japan News This Week 24 September 2017

?????The Latest Design Trend: Black and Burned WoodNew York TimesHow Japan reacted to missile test BBCJapan PM Abe calls for global blockade of N. Kor ...

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Anjo City Tanabata Festival

???????The Anjo City Tanabata Festival took place from August 4-6 in Anjo, Aichi Prefecture. Joel Hadley Jr was in attendance for what was t ...

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Kochi Sakura Hotel

????????Located just a 5 minute walk from the main JR Kochi Station in Kochi city, the Kochi Sakura Hotel is at the bottom end of the budget business ...

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Yumeji Takehisa

?? ??Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934) was a poet and Nihonga painter, originally from Setouchi in Okayama Prefecture.Completely self taught, Takehisa did n ...

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[Video] -Tokyo's Secret Island Paradise | AOGASHIMA ? ONLY i

Jurassic Park may be the first thing that comes to mind when you see Aogashima Island from the air - but yes, THIS IS TOKYO! It's famous for having ...

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Kyoto Statues: Takayama Hikokuro and Izumo Okuni

?????Takayama Hikokuro (1747-1793) was a celebrated samurai of the Edo Period (1600-1868). His statue (on Sanjo, a few meters east of Kawabata) is ha ...

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Japan News This Week 17 September 2017

?????North Korea?s Threat Pushes Japan to Reassess Its Might and RightsNew York TimesNorth Korea missile: How long has Japan got to defend itself" ...

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Okazaki Cherry Blossom Festival

??????These excellent photos and video of this year's Cherry Blossom Festival at Okazaki Castle in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture were kindly sent by Okaza ...

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If Japanese Parents Got Paid for Raising their Kids

???????In the Japanese news, the Meiji Yasuda Life insurance company yesterday released the results of a survey carried out in July on 1,032 married-w ...

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Daiko Onsen Nagoya

????Daiko Onsen is a rare community sento in Nagoya, located in the working class neighborhood of Daiko, near Nagoya Dome, on the north side of N ...

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The Floating Worlds of Shimabara

??Set in a sea of rice fields, the pleasure quarters of Shimabara (Isle of Fields) were once surrounded by a moat and wall. Women entered the west or ...

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Japan News This Week 10 September 2017

?????Trump?s Phone Buddy in North Korea Crisis: Shinzo AbeNew York TimesIs Japan's economy bouncing back" BBCJapan should discuss deployment of U ...

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[Video] -Visiting Kumamoto a Year After the Earthquake

??SUBSCRIBE I was invited to Mashiki, Kumamoto to give a workshop and experience th ...

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Kasagi Kyoto Prefecture

???A visit to Kasagi, the southernmost town in Kyoto Prefecture, is a journey back to Japan's ancient roots.Those who venture to Kasagi will find it s ...

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Hiking Mt. Shakagatake Nara Japan

???????The best hiking in Kansai is found in the mountains in southern Nara Prefecture. History, culture, and tremendous vistas draw hikers from aroun ...

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That's ZENtertainment in Asakusa

If you watched America?s Got Talent in 2015, you?re sure to remember the energy and ingenuity of the Japanese dance group Siro-A.A colorful welcome on ...

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[Video] -Kyoto Festival: Hiwatari Matsuri at Tanukidanisan F

For more information, visit our website: Tanukidanisan Fud ...

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[Video] -2.6 kg GIANT GYOZA CHALLENGE ! ? Japan Street Food

Japan street food, and contests such as the gyoza challenge have become quite popular with Japanese foodies, domestic and abroad. Here is OUR goofy ta ...

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Japan News This Week 3 September 2017

?????A Pacifist Japan Starts to Embrace the MilitaryNew York TimesNorth Korea: A brief history of pacifism in Japan BBCIn Photos: A-bomb survivor Sumi ...

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Maple Sky Tour Bus Hiroshima

The Maple Sky open double-decker tour bus takes 90 minutes to visit most of the major tourist attractions in Hiroshima, including Hiroshima Castle, th ...

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Takehei Shoten Japan's Bamboo Specialist

In operation for over 100 years, and now in their 4th generation, Takehei Shoten is known by many as Japan's bamboo specialist.Within their cavernous ...

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Burial Mounds in Sakai Osaka Nominated as World Heritage Sit

?????????????????Japan is littered with burial mounds. In my Kyoto neighborhood, a local park that is perhaps 2-3 acres and deeply wooded, was once ho ...