Have an open afternoon in Tokyo on September 8th? Ever wanted to see traditional Japanese mounted archery? Well, now's your chance...for free!
Fireworks festivals are BIG in Japan, both in scale and in popularity. They are held all over the country, particularly during the summer, with a visit to a fireworks festival being a quintessential Japanese summer activity.
See the list below for some of the most popular fireworks festivals around, throw on your yukata, grab some snacks (and beers, if you wish), and enjoy!
The Sapporo Snow Festival is back for its 63rd installment in February 2012, and we're excited; so excited, in fact, that we are already accepting requests for the free plan package. This two-day package includes round-trip airfare from Tokyo's Haneda Airport, accommodations in Sapporo, and breakfast at your hotel on the second day. Read on for all the details and how to book it!