Kumo

Writer / Translator


I love travelling and tourists! Where to next? Wherever it is, I hope to find a good onsen (hot spring bath), delicious drinks, and friendly people. I enjoy telling Japanese stories in English, and it fills my life with plenty of learning opportunities!

Articles

2017.03.03
From Sakura to Fresh green in Sumida riverside, neighbor area of Asakusa and the Tokyo Skytree tower
Sumida River is located between Asakusa area and the Tokyo sky tree tower area. Both famous sightsee
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2017.02.16
The best local cherry blossom locations in Tokyo!
Where can you observe Sakura trees and have a Hanami picnic in Tokyo? We will introduce famous loca
2017.02.04
Sakura cherry blossom forecast 2017 in Japan
【Last Updated: 21 Apr.】 Tadaima Japan will inform you on the cherry blossom forecast for spring 201
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2016.12.10
Omisoka and Oshogatsu: The Japanese Year End and New Year’s holidays
Today’s Shogatsu inherits some traditional customs and also adds more modern elements. Let’s see how
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2016.11.25
Ukiyo-e art, Edo food, and Sumo, Ryōgoku is full of Entertainment!
Ryōgoku was the area where the ordinary people of Edo gathered. Their culture has been passed down t
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2016.11.18
Walk around in the autumn leaves of Tokyo. Photos of six selected spots!
Look at the beautiful autumn photos and find your favorite sites to visit!
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2016.11.05
Cheap, Quick, and Tasty! Tokyoites beloved fast food, Soba noodles.
Which type of fast food do you think has been enjoyed by Tokyoties for some centuries? Soba noodles
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass
2016.10.23
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass issued by JR
Tokyo has a lot of things to see and you may want to get around the city more efficiently. One optio
Kyogen: Busu
2016.10.18
Watch traditional Japanese performing arts at the Edo Tokyo Museum!
The Edo Tokyo Museum will host Noh and Kyogen Performances on stage this coming December. The perfor
2016.10.14
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Toei One-day Pass
Tokyo has colorful areas raging from very modern to old historical. You may want to get around to se
Takigi Noh
2016.09.23
Watching the traditional Japanese performing art Noh, on a special stage installed in Zojoji Temple【Daimon, Tokyo】
You will have an opportunity to watch the Japanese performing art Noh, on a special occasion. The Zo
2016.09.20
Discover Tokyo on a budget! The Tokyo Metro 24-hour ticket
【CONTENTS】Getting around Tokyo on a budget/ Tips for using the economical Tokyo Metro ticket!/ A One
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2016.07.21
Soba noodles and rice omelets, eat light meals in nostalgic atmospheres!【Near the TOKYO SKY TREE tower】
Food is one of the most thrilling parts of traveling. Taste is important, but the atmosphere may als
Daikoku-yu
2016.07.16
Onsen-Sento, you can try an outdoor bath at the bottom of the Tokyo Sky Tree! 【押上温泉 大黒湯】
Wandering the Sumida ward, you may feel tired and want relax for a while. You can have a relaxing, S
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2016.06.24
Samurai, Kabuki, Sushi. Let’s experience old Tokyo at the Edo-Tokyo Museum!【江戸東京博物館】
Samurai (侍), Geisha(芸者), Ukiyo-e(浮世絵), and Kabuki(歌舞伎). You might be familiar with some of these Jap

Translations

2017.01.20
Let’s go for a walk wearing a new style of Kimono!
The kimono wearing experience is very popular among foreign tourists. Even in Japan, there are very
Daikoku-yu
2016.07.16
Onsen-Sento, you can try an outdoor bath at the bottom of the Tokyo Sky Tree! 【押上温泉 大黒湯】
Wandering the Sumida ward, you may feel tired and want relax for a while. You can have a relaxing, S
Suikoen
2015.12.05
A one-day trip to Shizuoka’s hidden region. Vol. 4: Have a relaxing holiday at the Japanese inn, “Suikoen”.
Hi, I am Sawaco and its been a long time since I wrote my last article. I would like to say sorry to

Photographs

2017.01.20
Let’s go for a walk wearing a new style of Kimono!
The kimono wearing experience is very popular among foreign tourists. Even in Japan, there are very