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Around Tsukuba

Tsukuba Flower Park (フラワーパーク)

On a weekend in June, I visited the Flower Park in Ishioka. Continue reading “Tsukuba Flower Park (フラワーパーク)”


Fujisawa Rose Garden

Visiting a private rose garden in Tsukuba. Continue reading “Fujisawa Rose Garden”

“Fun and Games in Japanese 2015”

Today I went to the “Let’s learn and play in Japanese” event organized by the Tsukuba International Association. Continue reading ““Fun and Games in Japanese 2015””

Hinamatsuri in Makabe

On a Sunday in February, I went to the Hinamatsuri in Makabe, a village located north of Tsukuba. Continue reading “Hinamatsuri in Makabe”

Autumn: Yellow ginko leaves at AIST

The autumn foliage is undoubtedly stunning in Japan. Leaves turn their color to flaming red, deep orange or bright yellow. Excursions to enjoy “kouyou” is part of the autumn activities of many Japanese. Kyoto f.ex. is among the top destinations, the city is flodded with kouyou tourists. Continue reading “Autumn: Yellow ginko leaves at AIST”

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