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The Magical Red Forest

If it happens to be raining when you are invited to walk through a magical forest carpeted with five million blooming amaryllis, do not say no. 134 more words

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Yamadera: A thousands stairs to heaven

Yamadera (山寺) is a home for a beautiful temple located on top of a mountain in Yamagata perfecture. It is well known for its beauty scenery especially on autumn and winter season. 250 more words


Autumn foliage at Showa Memorial park

One week before the end of November, I had a chance to visit Showa Memorial park to see the last autumn leaves of 2015. 201 more words


My first time wearing Kimono

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I have been living in Japan for a long time, but never have a thought to wear kimono. I know it sounds very strange….., but it’s very true. 479 more words


Fifty Shades of Autumn in Japan

Recently I read a post on Fifty Shades of Autumn in Helsinki which inspired me to write this. I’ve been going on many weekend getaways this season and was blown away with the vast amount of beauty I found outside of Tokyo. 72 more words


Autumn Leaves and Oyama

Once again it is that time of the year to enjoy the red and yellow colored leaves in awe.

In Japan, people cherish seasonal activities such as “Hanami” ( watching Cherry Blossom) in Spring,”Ajisai” (Hydrangea) (check our blog about Showa Memorial park… 493 more words


Autumn foliage in Kyoto Arashiyama

November 3rd was Culture day and national holiday in Japan. I had a chance to visit Kyoto once again.

As I mentioned in many previous blogs, I spent many years in Kyoto when I was students. 591 more words