Now is the time for autumn foliage. If you are in Tokyo, you can enjoy between the mid November till early December. These are what you can expect right now. Advertisements
Marunouchi Area in Tokyo used to be an office district until some fifteen years ago. But the whole area was redeveloped in the past couple of decades and it turned into the mixture of offices and shopping complexes. In the late 1990s, if you visit there on weekends, there were only few people walking on…
November is a season for chrysanthemum, the flower Japanese people like from the ancient times. Therefore, we have chrysanthemum festivals here and there. Yushima Tenjin Shrine which is a sacred place to pray for your success in academics also has Chrysanthemum Festival at this time of the year.
A new shopping place PARCO_ya was inaugurated today in Ueno. The opening day of the department store is always over-crowded so I have never been to such a place before. But this time, it is near from my place so I could not resist it. I wanted to have a glimpse of it and I…
Japanese people like to admire the moon from the old days. Autumn moon has been said to be the most beautiful and we celebrate Full Moon Night in October. That night is called Jugoya which literally means “fifteenth night”. This is because every fifteen day after the new moon, you will see the full moon.
It was rainy last weekend but there were many trick-or-treaters everywhere.
When you walk & bike, you may want to drop by cafes. There are lots of Starbucks everywhere but you can also find some interesting independent cafes. I once wrote about Shirakawa Kiyosmi where there are many cafes.