Located at the tip of the Chita Peninsula in Aichi Prefecture, Toyohama faces the Ise Bay.
Blessed by the bounty of the sea, this port is famous for its storied summer festival. Known as Tai Matsuri, this festival is held to pray for a good catch and safety on the seas.
Ushibuka Akane fairRead Later
“Akane,” a word in Ushibuka’s dialect meaning a “large catch” or “something good,” is an event where local seafood and mountain vegetables are all gathered in one place. At the Akane main event, the Thai Fishing Tournament, you can enjoy the true charm of Thai fishing. (Registration required in advance)
An exploration day trip to Saitama Prefecture! Ogose Plum Grove and Kuroyama Three WaterfallsRead Later
You can get to Saitama Prefecture's famous Ogose Plum Grove from Ikebukuro, Tokyo in about 70 minutes via the Tobu Tojo Line (with one transfer to the Tobu Ogose Line at Sakado Station). Today I’d like to share my Ogose exploration day trip plan with you, which includes flower viewing at the Ogose Plum Grove and a visit to the Kuroyama Three Waterfalls.