Autumn in Tokyo: Pure Beauty

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the hot and sticky Japanese summer, but now that it's the start of the winter season, I decided to write about autumn in Japan - arguably one of the two most beautiful seasons. Autumn in Japan is famous for its changing leaves. Starting from Hokkaido (northern …

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Kawagoe Festival: An Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property

After having used my fool-proof methods of discovering places in Japan, I decided one weekend to go to Kawagoe - a city in Saitama famous for its traditional style buildings and candy penny street. In fact, the whole town is known as Little Edo due to its traditional feel from the Edo Period (1603-1868). Little …

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