Tagged: snow

Fukushima – Koriyama and Bandaimachi

Many people think that Fukushima is not accessible anymore due to the major disaster that happened in 2011. However, many cities inside Fukushima were not affected by the disaster and are definitely worth visiting. You will support the economy of Fukushima by visiting their prefecture and the people will be...

Kanda – Snowman Fair

The Kanda Snowman Fair takes place around January every year. 80 tons of snow are being trucked over from the Gunma Prefecture, to be used in the Snowman contest. You’ll find many diffrent creations, from cute characters like Rilakkuma and Totoro to funny looking penguins. During the fair you can...

Hatanodai on a Snowy day

Most of my time in Japan I stayed in Hatanodai (旗の台), a convenient, little city close to Shinagawa and Shibuya. Snow is pretty rare in the Tokyo Area, but I was lucky to be part of one of the most terrible snow storms in 13 years :D (2013). In 2014...