Things to do in Kanto, Japan

kurosuke
2014.12.22
Let’s find the hidden “Dust bunnies” at a century old cultural asset in Saitama Prefecture!
I went to “Kurosuke’s house” in Tokorozawa city in Saitama Prefecture operated by the Totoro Fund
toshinoichi
2014.12.18
"Toshi-no-ichi Hagoita-ichi," an end of the year event that presents an array of Tokyo traditional craft items
A major year-end event that is bustling from morning till night The Toshi-no-ichi (Year-end Fa
washi
2014.12.16
Ogawa city, Saitama Prefecture is home of ”Japanese paper,” registered as intangible cultural assets.
“Japanese paper” is registered as intangible cultural heritage for its thinness, strength, and bea
shibamata
2014.12.15
A day at an old nostalgic city. Wandering “Shibamata Taishakuten.”
Let’s go to Shibatama on a sunny day! Things to look for at “Shibamata Taishakuten
2014.12.13
An old Japanese house with a coffee shop. Let’s find silence on hectic Omotesando Street.
300m away from Omotesando Hills, a coffee shop called “Omotesando Coffee” quietly stands.
fujisan
2014.12.08
Enjoy serious hiking on a day trip from Tokyo! Experience the "Roof of Kanagawa"!
The Tanzawa main ridge with its spectacular views takes you on a walk through the heavens linked t
tomioka
2014.12.06
What are the attractions of ”Tomioka Silk Mill,” a registered World Heritage Site?
Tomioka Silk Mill, which contributed to the modernization of Japan Tomioka Silk Mill was a mod
asakusa chikagai
2014.12.04
How retro and exotic is that! ”Asakusa Chika-gai” is the oldest underground mall in Japan.
The underground mall that opened 50 years ago has lots of quirky shops. “Asakusa Chika-gai” (li
mame
2014.12.03
A regular dog on a regular walk part five, in “Tenno-ji Temple and Yanaka Cemetry”
Before we knew it, the cherry blossoms have bloomed!We dashed out of our house as not to mis
jingugaien
2014.12.02
Don’t miss it! The breathtakingly beautiful “Ginkgo Festival” in the outer garden of the Meiji-jingu Shrine
Until 8th December, the golden road filled with 146 Ginkgo trees is a must-see! The biggest pa
chichibuyomatsuri
2014.11.27
A festival for the secret date between the God of Mount Bukō and Myoken Bosatsu, “Chichibu-Yo matsuri”.
The highlight is Kasaboko-lifting, held on the 3rd night. “Chichibu-Yo Matsuri” is a regular
jindaiji
2014.11.25
The lovely waters and the abundant greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” will make you forget the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Lovely Waters and the Abundant Greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” Will Make You Forget the Hustle a
2014.11.22
A regular dog on a regular walk part six, in “Nezu Shrine, Otome-Inari”
People go to worship at a shrine. So, I’ll also try it as a dog. Many
2014.11.19
Let’s celebrate the Anniversary Year of “Moomin” at the Moomin Café, located exclusively in Japan!
Finnish-born “Moomin” is very popular in Japan. It is the memorable 100th Anniversary of the birth
2014.11.06
A regular dog on a regular walk part two, in “Daimyou Clock Museum & Gyokurin Temple”
“Daimyou Clock Museum” I paid a visit to this curiously-named museum. After penetr