A great activity to do during summer, is “Nagashi-somen（流しそうめん）”. It’s fun and tast, and can be done with TONS of people at the same time! This event on August 16th, 2017 had over 50 participants coming in from different parts of Japan as well as the world.
For most Japanese people in rural Japan, bamboos are pretty common things to have in one’s garden. If you’re in Izu, going to places like Shuzenji and it’s famous Bamboo forest walkway (Chikurin no Komichi) is one option, but in Higashiizu Town, you can also find people who have their gardens filled with bamboo gardens. […]