To Brie, Or Not To Brie
See how Hokkaido’s natural cheeses have evolved in a variety of ways. Try out a variety of cheeses that have been made using a tradition built by its predecessors and a production method that makes use of the climate. Pay just ¥500 for a taster plate with a choice of five out of 45 different selections of new wave natural cheese from Hokkaido. A variety of wines will also be available to complement the cheeses.
Love Is All-Around
World Valentine’s Festival
In Japan it’s chocolate; in the U.S. and Europe, it’s a romantic dinner out or a surprise delivery of heart-shaped balloons and red roses. But how much do we know about how Valentine’s Day is celebrated in other parts of the world? Join this Yoyogi Park event to find out, as you fulfill all your senses’ needs through good international food, crafts and special performances from across the world.
Scent Of Spring
Bunkyo Plum Festival
Before the sakura season kicks in, it’s time to enjoy the plums and there’s no better place to do so than at the Yushima Tenmangu Shrine in Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward. The approximately 300 plum trees are just starting to bloom, inviting visitors for a pleasant sight and scent. There will be also various performances, including a karaoke competition, traditional Japanese dances, shamisen and of course, lots of food stalls!
If you need a break from the busy city life, plan a day trip to this …continue reading