Explore the food, history, and hot springs of the historical Aizu Wakamatsu on foot! This 10km walking and eating tour includes stops at Dairyuji Temple and Bukeyashiki Samurai Residence, where you’ll enjoy mini sauce katsudon, asparagus bacon wraps, sake, and more! The tour finishes with a warm welcome in Higashiyama with geisha, hot springs, and cuisine prepared by a French-trained chef using local Aizu ingredients.
Dance, they say, like nobody is watching. If that’s not your jam, go watch somebody else dance instead. Head down to Naha in Okinawa and experience the Worldwide Eisa Festival. This dance extravaganza is a showcase competition for eisa groups […]
As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, this event has been postponed until December (potentially) with specific dates yet to be announced. Approximately 50 sake brewers from around Japan will be serving 150 different varieties of nihonshu along […]
Kobe Luminarie is an annual winter light-up held in memory of the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995. Now running for over 20 years, the event takes place in the vicinity of Motomachi Station on the JR Kobe […]
This festival in Nara prefecture traces its origin back to the 12th century. The name comes from the Wakamiya Shrine – a shrine within the ground of the larger Kasuga Taisha Shrine. This event is really a combination of different […]