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How to Get the Most Out of Fireworks in Japan

One of the centerpieces of the Japanese summer is the fireworks festivals that run through July and August. Find out how to get the most out of the experience!

Hokkaido's Gorgeous Summer Flower Fields

One of Japan's most popular summer destinations, head to Hokkaido to escape the summer heat and see the sprawling flower fields that brighten the landscape every year.

Tohoku in Summer

When the snow melts and the summer sun rises in Tohoku, you have to travel north!

Yukata 101

What's a 'yukata'? And more importantly, how do you put one on? Better find out before summer festival season arrives!

8 Must-See Flower Spots in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a must-visit place for nature lovers. After its harsh and snowy winters, the land shows off tulips in spring, lavender fields in summer, cosmos in autumn, and many more colorful flowers throughout the year.

Rivers & Shaved Ice in Nagatoro, Saitama

Nagatoro in Saitama Prefecture is a lovely place surrounded by the nature of the Chichibuchi region. The natural scenery of mountains and rivers is beautiful, and the somehow wistful site of the mountain villages is relaxing.

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