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7-day Japan Weather Forecast for Tokyo, Osaka, and Hokkaido: Plan & Pack Right for Your Trip

Summer

To make sure you're well-prepared for your trip to Japan, let's dive into this week's weather forecast for Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and other parts of Japan. We'll provide a variety of tips to help you pack wisely for the season and plan your itinerary. (Forecast information displayed is as of 8 AM JST on June 17, 2024.)

4 Best Sunflower Fields Near Tokyo: Spectacular Scenic Views in Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Chiba (2024 Edition)

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Other Nature

Bright yellow sunflower fields are a source of joy during the hot Japanese summer! Here we will share five spots in the Kanto region to see this beautiful and iconic summer flower. The best time to visit sunflower fields near Tokyo is from late July to August. The spectacular sight of a field of yellow sunflowers against a bright blue sky will leave you exhilarated! You can find them in Tokyo's residential areas and in farms and parks located in Tokyo’s suburbs. Why not enjoy summer by visiting some sunflower fields? *Flower bloom times differ every year.

Become a True Gundam Pilot - Stepping into the P.O.D. at a Tokyo Arcade! (Video)

Arcades

Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

Professional Photos Even Beginners Can Shoot! 10 Tips for Taking Stunning Cherry Blossom Photos

Spring

An experienced writer and travel photographer with a passion for exploration and photography, Miyu Shimada shares some practical tips for capturing stunning cherry blossom photos that anyone can use right away! Main image: PIXTA

Where & When to Enjoy 21 Beautiful Japanese Flowers in Every Season (+Tour Info)

Other Nature

Getting to see the beautiful flowers in Japan is a wonderful experience, especially during spring and summer. If you are thinking of traveling to Japan, you may want to check out areas known for their Japanese gardens or even join a flower tour. These tours can include some of the most famous flowers in Japan, including cherry blossoms. Wondering where and when you can see these beautiful Japanese flowers? Follow along as we introduce you to the flowers that bloom each month, tell you where to find them, and share links to tours that you can book. Main image: PIXTA

Visiting Hokkaido Japan: 14 Things to Know Before Traveling to Japan's Wild North

Sapporo / Chitose Other Sightseeing

Travel to Hokkaido, Japan's gorgeous northernmost island, and you'll find spectacular scenery, incredible food, and friendly people! But when taking on a colossal tourist destination like Hokkaido and its great number of scenic sights, you need a foolproof plan to fully enjoy what it has to offer! And we're here to provide clear answers to some common doubts and questions that may have arisen during this planning process. Find out more about Hokkaido's climate, travel distances between sightseeing spots, essential points to note during your trip, must-visit hotspots, and other vital information that will add to your Hokkaido experience.

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