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.
I don't know about you, but the last few days in Shizuoka have been on the drier side of things, for Japan at least. Still humid, but hovering around 60% during the day instead of 70-80% or so. But that aside, we all know the humidi... Read Post
Traditional tea farming practices in Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture are helping preserve the biodiversity of the region's semi-natural grasslands. The green tea ecosystem of Shizuoka is a post from: OurWorld 2.0 Read Post
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