Festivals and Events

Firefly Watching

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST For the past three years, our family has been going out in search of new places to view fireflies in Japan.  This year’s firefly season for us began last weekend in Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, about a 25 minute drive from where we were attending the Mt. Read more…

August

Yanai Goldfish Lantern Festival

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST A few days ago, I shared my experience painting goldfish lanterns in Yanai.  Since it’s already July, I figured it’s the perfect opportunity to share information on the Goldfish Lantern Festival that will take place in just a month.  Based on the advice of others who had Read more…