2019 Village Culture Festival

If I could sum up the month of November in Japan in two topics it would be kouyou (fall colors) and culture festivals. Though the kouyou has yet to arrive, there are always a couple fun festivals held this time of the month! Culture Festivals in Japan are pretty much a good excuse for everyone…

Totsukawa Culture Festival 2016

It’s November already?! The trees here are starting to change colors… Whenever I go out on my morning jog, I notice patches of yellow, orange, and red hues all along the mountain sides. It’s really pretty… Hopefully we’ll be able to get some pictures of the kouyou (autumn foliage) before they disappear. There are two…