Sakura forecast 2019

Recently announced latest forecast for this year’s cherry blossoms says it will start to bloom on around March 23 (see below map) and will be full bloom the end of March. So exciting! Some of our tours are becoming booked out. So if you are considering to join our tour, please fix your schedule, the […]

Cherry blossoms forecast 2015 – Vol. 1

Japanese weather forecast company, Weather Map announced today that they forecast the cherry blossoms may start to bloom in March 24 in Tokyo. Maybe it is too hasty to react nervously to this kind of announcement. Tomorrow’s weather forecast says it will SNOW in Tokyo !(@_@;). But anyway we are such looking forward to cherry […]

Autumn Festival

As we wrote on our blog before, we have many Natsumatsuri (Summer Festival) in Japan, but Autumn is also a season to see lots of Akimatsuri (Autumn Festival) in the towns. Local shrines hold the festivals to thank gods for the harvest, so the significance is almost same as that of  Thanksgiving. Here are some […]

Free Wifi spots in Tokyo – Update and wifi friendly hotel

There are more and more places starting to offer a free Wifi service these days compared to the time when we posted our blog last time about free Wifi spots in Tokyo. [Convenience Store] Seven Eleven : Seven Spot Family Mart : Famima_Wi-fi [Cafe] Starbuck : at_Starbuck_Wi2 Denny’s : Seven Spot (Same as Seven Eleven) […]

Celebrate the 3000th. Guest since 2006!

This is the picture of our first tour in November 2006.  I still remember how I was excited when I found a new booking request e-mail arrived into my e-mail account! I had one couple from USA and one Canadian guest on that tour, and three guides (Masa, Carlos and I) wanted join the tour. […]

Annular Eclipse Observation Tour – May 21st. 2012

Those who are lucky enough to be going to stay in Tokyo next Monday, will have a chance to enjoy observe annular eclipse if the weather is OK. (Explanation about annular eclipse, you can read here.) Last chance of annular eclipse in Japan was Sep. 23, 1987 and happened only in Okinawa and next chance […]

Tokyo Transport Pass is now available!

In Tokyo public transportation system is very extensive and convenient, but there are three companies to operate – Tokyo Metro, Toei and JR- and sometime that is very complicated especially for foreign tourists. Adding to the current “Tokyo Tour Ticket”, new ticket  “Tokyo Transport Pass” is now available from December 1st. for a limited time only […]

Summer festivals in Tokyo – 2011

Although lots of summer festivals are cancelled this year due to the tragic disaster in Tohoku area, still some of the festivals are scheduled to be held.  Some are especially for the memorial to the victims. ——————— July 13  – 15   7:00 pm —   Tsukuda Island Bon Dance Festival     @Tsukuda Island […]