Posted in July 2013

A to Wa of Japan: Week 30

A to Wa of Japan: Week 30

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again (a little early this week as I’ll be Hyper Japan-ing all weekend)! Last week’s post was about things beginning with ふ (fu) and we looked at Fukuoka (福岡).This week we are looking at things beginning with へ (he). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 29

A to Wa of Japan: Week 29

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with ひ (hi) and we looked at hitsumabushi (櫃まぶし).This week we are looking at things beginning with ふ (fu). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Japan Australia suggested Fuji-san (富士山 / Mount Fuji), fugu (フグ / blowfish), furin (風鈴 … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN 2013: 26th – 28th July

HYPER JAPAN 2013: 26th – 28th July

Who’s coming to Earls Court next weekend? I don’t know about you (well, those of you in the UK), but I’m getting pretty excited about this year’s HYPER JAPAN, which looks better than ever! For full information and to get your tickets, check out www.hyperjapan.co.uk. There will be all kinds of performances, music, food, and J-culture … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 28

A to Wa of Japan: Week 28

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with は (ha) and we looked at Hakone (箱根). This week we are looking at things beginning with ひ (hi). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Japan Australia suggested Hinamatsuri (雛祭り / Doll’s or Girl’s Day), Himure Hachimangu (日牟禮八幡宮 / a shrine in Shiga … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 27

A to Wa of Japan: Week 27

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with の (no) and we looked at Nokogiriyama (鋸山). This week we are looking at things beginning with は (ha). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Zooming Japan suggested Hamamatsu (浜松 / a city in Shizuoka Prefecture), Hakodate (函館 / a city … Continue reading