It's still May, but summer is just around the corner, and the weather lately, at least here in Shizuoka, has certainly felt like summer weather. I've included a roundup of previous summer-related posts below, although note that some, such as the fireworks festival finder websites, haven't been updated yet for 2012 information (but you'll still be able to get an idea of what festivals are held in your area/wherever you're going, and then can look up this year's info later once it's been confirmed.
Flowers are budding and blooming everywhere, and how refreshing it is! Spring is here folks (although I wish the weather would warm up here in Shizuoka). Here's another round of top Japan links from the past two weeks for you. Maybe... Read Post
Real geniuses don’t pay attention to the weather. They’re too busy being geniuses. Note military genius Napoleon Bonaparte’s invasion of Russia just in time for snow. Read Post