Ocean Day In Japan: Origins And Things To Do!
Ocean day, also known as Sea Day, Marine Day or "Umi no Hi" (海の日), is a Japanese national holiday in July. Find out where the origin comes from, it's cultural significance - or lack of, actually! - and special events surrounding Ocean Day, including the Marine Day Odaiba Lantern Festival!
12 Things To Do in Dotonbori (Near the Glico Man Sign), Osaka
Dotonbori is one of the most iconic areas in Osaka, Japan, and it is often featured in guidebooks or on social media. Yes, it's where the running Glico Man sign (a symbol of the city) and all the flashy 3D signboards are. Check the following places out to make your Dotonbori visit unforgettable!
2019 Guide to Fireworks Festivals in Japan! (花火大会)
Fireworks are extremely popular in Japan. Most people say that fireworks here are better than anywhere else in the world! Summer is fireworks season, and millions of people throughout the country go to watch fireworks with their friends and family. If you are in Japan this summer, definitely put one of these festivals on your itinerary!