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Issiki Beach (Photo: Tomoko Kamishima)

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Summer sees the temperatures climb to sweltering levels and the cicadas making a racket – otherwise this is the time gets outside to celebrate the clear skies.

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Abare Matsuri 2024

Abare Matsuri 2024

Jul 5th - Jul 6th

Abare Matsuri, or Rampage Festival, is an annual event in the town of Noto, Ishikawa. One of Japan’s most violent and fiery fe..

Ishikawa 3 Free Entry
Central Park Family Pool

Central Park Family Pool

Paul Walsh

Although only open for a couple of months a year, the outdoor Family Pool, located right downtown, can be a life saver during Hiroshima's..

Hiroshima 2
Minakami River Rafting

Minakami River Rafting

Rufus Starbuck

Riding the rapids through the Gunma mountains on a whitewater rafting tour on the Tone River. First part of a full day of adventure..

Gunma
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