Christmas really does come early in Nagasaki—and, even if only 2% of Japanese are Christians, they do the season so well that this is really worth checking out. No sooner have you finished off the last Thanksgiving leftovers than the whole faux-Dutch village of Huisten Bosch spangles itself in festive lights and flings itself wholeheartedly into celebrating Yule.
Avoid the crush of last-minute Christmas shopping and drop into Huis Ten Bosch‘s markets for seasonal specialties, and get your holiday juices going with a leisurely stroll through the Christmas illuminations and displays.
Just the right thing to get you ready for the spookiest month of the year. The Hanazono Rugby Stadium will turn into a night you’ll never forget. You have been invited to the event “Hanazono Wakuwaku Rugby Stadium” but as […]
The Paantu festival takes place on the Okinawa Prefecture island of Miyakojima in the far south of the archipelego. It was cancelled in 2021, so we can only hope 2022 goes ahead. What happens and when is it? The villagers […]
The Aomori town of Inakadate has become famous for its Tanbo Art event held from early June until early October each year. ‘Tanbo’ is a rice field, the ingenious art is created by growing different crops to paint enormous living […]