Monthly Archives for February 2015

Fabric Dyeing Festival

“Some no Komichi” or Fabric Dyeing Festival is a festival highlighting the art of dying and screen printing in the Nakai/Ochiai area of Shinjuku ward. Traditionally, dye producers were located along the banks of the Myoshoji River which runs through the … Continue reading

28. February 2015 by Joey
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Joren waterfall, Shizuoka

  Joren waterfall  is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan. It has about 25m in height and is located on the middle of Izu in Shizuoka Prefecture. Many waterfalls including Joren waterfall in Izu were made by Lava … Continue reading

27. February 2015 by Joey
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National Art Center, Tokyo

Winged Victory of Samothrace is spotted in Tokyo now. Nippon TV and the Louvre Museum have agreed to hold a large-scale exhibit of European paintings in Japan. The event will be titled (Exhibition Louvre Museum: Genre Paintings – Scenes From Daily … Continue reading

27. February 2015 by Joey
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Zao the snow monster, Yamagata Pref.

Zao in Yamagata Pref. is one of Tohoku’s largest ski resorts. Its trees are glazed with ice, becoming “snow monsters”, during winter.  These are a rare sight and appear only when several weather and vegetation conditions come together at just … Continue reading

26. February 2015 by Joey
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Ice Fishing, Barato River

This is the Barato River in Sapporo which is famous for ice fishing. One of the winter activity that the local likes to do. Get the caught smelt fish cooked into tempura and taste them right away. This unforgettable fun … Continue reading

24. February 2015 by Joey
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