Beach Swim Dates (Summer ’19)

Minamiboso City© [The below information is an excerpt of and translated from an Iitokodori website article here.] [The information was last updated on July 29, 2019.] Conditions for beach swimming areas in Minamiboso City: ((Iwai region beach swim areas))      [Dates open]     Sat. July 20 - Mon. Aug., 19Iwai number 1 (岩井第一)Swimming: OK   Temp: 27℃ Water... Continue Reading →

Hydrangeas, called ajisai in Japanese, are in full bloom at Nichiun-ji Temple!

Kamogawa Spring Fest

Celebrate spring and the beginning of the Reiwa era at this festival in Kamogawa City. There will be various food vendors, dances, musical performances, fireworks, and more!

Found these beautiful "sakura" or cherry blossoms in Tomiura, Minamiboso. The entire city is spotted with beautiful pink blossoms. Hopefully the weather will be nice and we can admire them a little bit longer.

Spring is Blooming!

After a stretch of gloomy days in Minamiboso, the sun is finally shining, the bees are flying, and the cherry blossoms beginning to bloom. There are many different types of cherry blossom trees that bloom at different times, but here are some cherry blossoms I found nearby Tomiura Biwa Club. I'm looking forward to the... Continue Reading →

Rapeseed Blossom Festival in Wada

Enjoy an early spring at Wada Town's annual rapeseed blossom (nanohana) festival this month. There will be a variety of refreshment booths, a flea market, mochi-throwing, snack-throwing. You can also buy fresh flowers and fish, as well as listen to a live band. Free ama-zake will be given out from 10:30 a.m. until supplies run... Continue Reading →

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