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Koyo viewing on Mount Takao

"Koyo" is the Japanese word for leaves color change, during the…
06/10/2016/by My Japan Guide

Setsubun: The Bean-Throwing Festival

Setsubun in Japan! is a fun traditional holiday that is celebrated on February 3rd and is known in English as "Bean-Throwing Festival".
03/02/2017/by My Japan Guide

Sushi: The Japanese fast food

It has a chic, upscale image, but sushi has always been fast food. 100 years ago, it was served in large pieces catering to travelers.
03/09/2016/by My Japan Guide

Fireflies Festival in Tokyo

From the end of May and throughout June is the firefly season…
03/06/2016/by My Japan Guide

KFC a Christmas Day tradition in Japan

Taking your family out for fried chicken at KFC on Christmas Day? If you were living in Japan you would. “Kurisumasu ni wa kentakkii!”
23/12/2017/by My Japan Guide

The best “Restaurant” Trains in Japan

At My Japan Guide, we love train and Japan is a "train Empire".…
07/06/2016/by My Japan Guide

Tokyo from above

Tokyo is just huge, an endless city, amazing both on the ground…
29/02/2016/by My Japan Guide

Teru Teru Bozu, the Rain Stopping Ghost

The tradition of hanging a Teru Teru Bozu a small, ghost-like doll that is traditionally used by Japanese people to prevent rain.
18/03/2016/by My Japan Guide

Katsuura Big Hina Matsuri – Dolls Festival

There are many exhibitions of traditional dolls throughout Japan, but Katsuura Big Hina Matsuri in Chiba is by far the biggest Hina dolls display in Japan.
02/03/2016/by My Japan Guide

Shinjuku Station World’s Biggest Chalkboard Art

To celebrate the release of the new Dragon Quest Heroes II, Square…
25/05/2016/by My Japan Guide
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