Ajisai (Hydrangea) Festival 2019

The best place to see hydrangeas in Tokyo Right on cue, the heavens opened up. The wet season began and burst hydrangeas into bloom across Tokyo. From early June to mid-July, the plants flourish in pinks, blues, lilac and cream, like a petalled rainbow welcomed to illuminate the days of drizzle. There has to be one good thing about the rain, right? While there are … Continue reading Ajisai (Hydrangea) Festival 2019

Antique vs. Flea – Markets in Tokyo

Oedo Antique Market & Shinagawa Intercity Flea Market Every weekend, eager dealers flood markets across Tokyo with the finest selection of bits and bobs, as well as treasures and troves! Whether it was stowed on the shelf for donkey’s or buried in the depths of grandma’s closet, it’s been dusted off and labelled up for sale! Something is bound to catch your eye or raise … Continue reading Antique vs. Flea – Markets in Tokyo