Posts Tagged ‘ Chiba ’

Yomeiri-Fune – Wedding Ships Set Sail in Japan

Jun 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Events, Tokyo and Vicinity

June is for brides – it’s a common saying in the west that is also applicable in Japan but not in the way you might think.  Every June with the blooming of the irises the tradition of Yomeiri-Fune, also know as marriage boats or wedding ships, take to the waters in Japan. It is a […]

Japan:A Closer Look at Kanto – Part 1

Dec 29th, 2008 | By | Category: Regional Travel Resources

While the name of this region of Japan may not sound familiar it is one of the areas in Japan most visited by tourists as it includes the major cities of Tokyo and Yokohama.  The Kanto region occupies less that ten percent of Japan’s land mass but is home to approximately one-third of the country’s […]