How To Make The Best Of Japan In The Winter!

Japan's winter season has lots to offer, from unique winter festivals to comforting cuisine to warm up the body during the coldest season! Here's your guide to Japanese winter.

How To Make The Best Of Japan In The Winter!

Watch Sumo Wrestlers At "Ichigatsubasho", 2019 New Year Sumo Tournament!

Japan's national sport, sumo. If you are now looking forward to watching sumo, "Ichigatsubasho", the new year sumo will the perfect. "Ichigatsubasho" is held from January 13th to 27th. We will also introduce an east guide to enjoy sumo and some sumo gourmets you must have.

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Nozawa Onsen Fire festival, Dousojin Matsuri

Every January 15th, a Fire festival called Dousojin Matsuri is held in Nozawa Onsen, in the northern part of Nagano prefecture. Well known as one of the three major fire festivals of Japan, the powerful and beautiful fire with the atmosphere of the festival will surely overwhelm you.

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Things To Do (And Eat!) In Japan In December

December is the beginning of winter in Japan. It's a season when lots of nice winter foods become popular and widely available at restaurants. That in itself will give you plenty to do in December if you're a foodie! Also, the country gets a little Christmassy in its own way, and the beginning of the skiing season starts. So here are the things you can do in Japan in December!

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Japanese Winter Foods: So Many Good Things To Eat in Winter in Japan!

As you might already know, Japan is a nation full of great cuisines. Especially winter, many great foods make their appearance. This post will be a great guide to all of you who would like to enjoy winter foods in Japan.We also have posted some links to our other posts so if you are interested, please visit them for further information.

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What Is Toshikoshi Soba And How To Make It! <Easy Recipe>

Do you know toshikoshi soba? It is a special soba noodle dish that the people traditionally eat on New Year's Eve. This article will introduce you what toshikoshi soba is, including the reasons why people eat it and when to eat it, and also, it includes an easy recipe for you to try at home!

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Tokyo Illuminations, 5 Spots You Must Visit!

As the weather starts to become colder and sunset becomes earlier, the season of illumination begins, heading towards Christmas and new year celebration. In this article you will get to know the most 5 popular illumination events being held in Tokyo from now on.

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Setsubun: Japan's Ogre-Bashing Celebration Of Spring's Arrival

The Japanese have unique traditions when it comes to events highlighting the change in season. For the end of winter, there is Setsubun which involves eating beans, throwing them at ogres and celebrating by throwing festivals! Read on to learn more about this tradition and how to take part in the celebrations.

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Chanko Nabe Recipe: The Quintessential Sumo Hot Pot!

Have you heard of the Chanko Nabe? Most people associate this Japanese dish with Sumo culture as it is an important part of the Japanese traditional wrestlers' diet. However, Chanko Nabe is a pretty popular type of hot pot for people in general as well. It's arguably one of the best winter foods in Japan. Here's how to make it.

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Japan Ski Resorts: Some Of The Best In The World Await You In The Mountainous Land Of The Rising Sun!

A large part of Japan is covered by impressive mountain ranges. In the winter, even in the southern latitudes of the country, the mountains become snow covered and some areas reliably receive a heavy amount of powdered snow every year. Which means, Japan is a great country for skiing! Here are some of the top ski resorts in Japan.

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