Kamakura Kanko Strawberry Farm

Winter and early spring means Japanese strawberry season. Starting from December to late April various farms throughout the country hold strawberry picking events for visitors to (at fixed price and often for a limited time-span) pick and taste as many strawberries…

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Mt. Oyama Tofu—¥5,000 TICKET LOTTERY

Read our travel guide “Mt. Oyama: Hiking and history on a sacred mountain” in the Metropolis May print issue. Tofu is Oyama’s most famous local product and is closely tied to the area’s geography and history. Pilgrimage groups traditionally paid for their…

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