Miyazaki can be surprisingly cold considering where we are on the globe. Our houses aren’t built for such cold weather, and many of us spend the winters huddled at the kotatsu and eating nabe. But sometimes you just need to get out of the house and do something despite the cold. Continue reading
Wow–October is almost over already! But, where are all the autumn leaves? Those of us from more temperate climates may be thrown off by Miyazaki’s long-lasting summerlike weather, but don’t lose heart! There is a bit of fall color in our sub-tropic prefecture, as long as you know when and where to look for it. 😉
Luckily, Japan has this nifty guide to autumn leaf-viewing (because of course they do). With this guide, you can keep updated on all of the best places for fall foliage in Japan! The most ideal locations for momijigari in Miyazaki are up in the mountains to the north and west of the prefecture. The higher altitudes create a cooler climate that’s the perfect environment for changing colors.
Below are some of Miyazaki’s best momijigari spots, as well as some nearby places in other prefectures. Let us know if you have any recommendations of your own! Continue reading
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 marked MAJET’s very first Undokai! All week beforehand, we were worried that it would rain, and were even preparing to reschedule the event. We had faith, however, and when we gathered at Oyodo River that morning it actually turned out to be a beautiful, bright sunny day (albeit a bit hot for October). Everyone was pumped up and ready for the day’s activities! Continue reading
Join MAJET for a Japanese-style sports festival and experience all the fun of participating, without the hassle of having to organise anything! Continue reading
It’s Orientation C week, and you’ve got some time to kill in the evenings while you wait for the next day of demonstrations and workshops. If you’re looking for something to do, check out these great little gems! Continue reading