Yugawara Onsen Sea Fireworks

Corona has taken a toll on the summer holidays this year with many of the summer festivals and firework events being cancelled. However, Yugawara, a short drive from Tokyo offers a taste of the classic Japanese summer vacation with the promised…

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Ikegami Honmonji wind chime festival

It’s said that long ago, before air conditioners or iced drinks blessed this Earth, the soft sound of wind chimes tinkling in the wind was used to soothe the overheating bodies and minds of sweating Edo-period citizens. In 2021, from…

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