9:30Am 28th April Sunny
It is a beginning of the Golden Week holiday!
2:00PM 21st April Cloudy
After cherry-blossom viewing ends, Japanese people's concern changes to Golden Week.
The Golden Week is a group of national holidays in Japan, beginning with April 28 and ending with May 6 2012.
It is expected that accommodations will be very crowded.
12:30PM 7th February Rainy
Kanazawa Sta. (East Exit) Bus Ticket Center
Reservation for buses going to Shirakawago and Takayama is required, you can buy it here.
10:30 AM 4th January Snow
This is today's Hokuriku expressway.
The cars need studless tires in snowy conditions.
3:00PM 11th December Rainy
Christmas illuminations decorate shopping centers.
And the Christmas mood envelops the nation almost.
2:30PM 24th November Rainny
New year's goods already on sale.
Isn't it early?
New year is only just around the corner.
1:30PM 11th November Rainy
Today is 2011.11.11.
It's unusual that six 1s are located in a line.
It's said to be the phenomenon in a century.
2:00PM 8th November Sunny
Today is the first day of winter called Ritto in Japan.
However, It was a bright and sunny day today.
Winter continues from today to the day before the spring season(Lichun).
1:00PM 18th October Sunny
"SHUNDERBIRD" is limited express train service operating between Kansai(Osaka・Kyoto) and Hokuriku(Kanazawa・Toyama・Wakura-onsen).
If you go to Kanazawa from Osaka or Kyoto, simply take this express train.
Thunderbird runs 22 round trips a day, and it takes 2 hours and 40 minutes to Kanazawa.
This train is fully covered by Japan Rail Pass.
10:00AM 10th October Sunny
The Japan Tourism Agency nailed down a policy which will invite 10,000 general foreign tourists free of charge(travel expenses) to Japan in 2012.
It's a marvelous opportunity!
I will let you know as soon as I get details.
7:30AM 8th October Sunny
The weather will be fine during this period.
The three-day weekend started today.
Have a nice three-day weekend!
1:00PM 3rd October Sunny
Today was cool and moderate autumn weather.
In Japan, Autumn is...
*Autumn, a popular time for sports
*Autumn, a nice time to read books
*Autumn, a season for storong appetites
12:30PM 22nd September Rainy
Three-day weekends will start tomorrow.
It is expected that public transportation will be crowded.
Please have a safe trip!
3:00PM 14th September Sunny
The North Korean escapee arrived at the port of Kanazawa.
By this little wooden ship...
2:30PM 12th September Sunny
Today is called "cyusyu no meigetsu" in Japan.
We celebrate the harvest moon with some rice dumplings.
In Japan, we were told that a rabbit live on the moon when we were child.
What about your country?
2:ooPM 30th August Sunny
Japan has a new prime minister.
He named oneself "Loach Prime Minister".
It's a quiet but rebuild ordinary people's lives being covered with mud.
Do not forget Fukushima.
Political views was declared.
3:00PM 23rd August Cloudy
What are these?
These are pumpkin for ornamental purposes.
Another name it is known by is "Toy pumpkin".
12:00PM 20th August Cloudy
Winter cherries are one of the summer feature in Japan.
5:00PM 15th August Sunny
The lingering summer heat is still intense.
A lot of people are transported to the hospital by Heat Disorder in Japan.
We must take care to Heat Disorder.
4:00PM 13th August Sunny
From August 13th to the 16th is Japan's Obon season.
Transportation and lodging facilities are jam-packed.
Please have a safe trip!
10:30AM 4th August Sunny
The annual high school baseball tourney will be held at Koshien Stadium from August 6th.
The hanging display to root for the local baseball team is in the town.
11:00AM 28th July Cloudy
Why is Japan full of an electric cables?
Electric cables are not buried beneath the streets of most city in Japan.
Hmm. Is not beautiful!
8:30AM 7th July Rainy
It was steady rain today.
The plant grows up steadily and the potential vitality is felt.
11:00AM 6th June Sunny
The Japanese government has appealed for people to save electricity.
The many companies are already working on ways to saving electricity of 15%.
Shibaya is running business as usual and we don't feel any inconveniences.
However, we are asking guests to eliminate an unnecessary electricity.
Thank you for your corporation!
8:20AM 4th July rainy
When a Japanese person says "rainy season," we thinks "hydrangeas".
You can find hydrangeas quite a few in town at this time.
2:00PM 23rd June Sunny
Japanese pyrethrum coil is called Katorisenkou.
The Katorisenkou used to be a common sight in the Japanese summer (my childhood).
But, nowadays you almost never see that anymore.
I think that it caused phenomenon by the introduction of air-conditioners.