Momijigari: How to enjoy autumn in Japan and the UK

Every autumn Japan’s natural beauty takes on a new meaning when people head off on ‘momijigari’ leaf hunting adventures. It’s a custom of visiting places where leaves have started to blush and admiring the changing seasons. Read on to find out how to enjoy autumn following Japanese people's philosophy of appreciation both in Japan and here in the UK at Kew Gardens' Japan festival supported by Daikin UK!

Low-down on Japanese Manners in partnership with People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan

Japanese manners can surprise you in many situations, just ask the boys from Kurupt FM who take on Tokyo in the new film People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan! Sometimes the best lessons are learned the hard way, but you can also let other people’s mishaps guide you. Read about other people's 'hazukashii' embarrassing moments and our cultural take on them to save you from blushing! 

Postcards from Japan: Accessible wilderness, Hokkaido how-to's and why Tohoku should be next, with Rob Thomson of The Hokkaido Wilds



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