Tagged: Japan

Misty winter scenes

Here’s a selection of our favourite mysterious, misty winter scenes from our photo archive. Hochkar ski resort near...

Sanja Matsuri

Sanja Matsuri is a wild and wonderful Shinto festival in which ornate shrines called Mikoshi are carried through...

Cherry blossom parties

During spring, people gather all over Japan to have picnics and gatherings under the cherry blossom, a custom...

Setsubun

Setsubun means ‘Bean-Throwing Festival’, and is held the day before the beginning of spring in Japan, in association...

Snow monkeys

Snow monkeys (also known as Japanese macaques) are a species of monkey from Japan, that live in areas...

Tori-No-Ichi

Tori-No-Ichi is a traditional festival held on Japan on various days in November (known as days of the...

Jidai Matsuri Festival

A photographic tour The Jidai Matsuri, or Festival of Ages, is a spectacular celebration of Japan’s history that...