Tag - winter

Culture

Kisaragi and Setsubun

The month of February used to be called Kisaragi in Japan. February was the second month of winter under the lunar calendar, which Japan used before the Heian...

Living

Winter face masks

I caught a cold recently, so have been wearing a face mask at night when sleeping to try and keep my throat from getting to dry. I found these eucalyptus...

Travel

Bamboo Walk in Arashiyama

This is the bamboo walk in Arashiyama, from a photo earlier in the year. It is getting close to the end of the year and the weather is getting a little bit...

Photo-Post Trains

Akita Shinkansen

From my recent trip to Yokote in Akita ken, I took some photos of the Akita Shinkansen leaving from Tokyo Station and arriving in at Yokote. The change over...

outdoors

Cold riding your bike ?

It is winter in Japan at the moment and whilst it has not really been that cold for those who want to warm up while riding your bike here is the answer. I dont...