Things to check out while in Japan

KAFU Tea Ceremony Workshop in Kyoto

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While visiting Kyoto, you wouldn’t want to miss out on at least one of those cultural experiences now widely available here – activities such as taking first steps in any of Tea-ceremony, flower-arrangement, calligraphy, classical dance and Japanese cookery. Each traditional Japanese art has come down to us imbued with the pre-modern philosophy and values […]

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Cherry Blossom Viewing

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  Late March/early April is the time that the famed cherry blossoms open in Tokyo. As Japan is such a long thin archipelago, equivalent to the distance from Morocco to Norway, the cherries begin to bloom in February in Okinawa, have reached Tokyo in late March, and finally bloom in Hokkaido in early May. There […]

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Zao Onsen Ski Resort

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5-6 hours drive from Tokyo is the largest ski resort in Tohoku Region and is well-known for excellent powder conditions. One of the oldest and most respected resorts in Japan because of its history and traditional onsens (hot springs) it is a great place to take the whole family. Featuring 4 gondolas, 41 lifts and […]

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