The quietest places in Kyoto - The mountains
It hit me, that it was quiet moments such as these that one becomes incredibly candid with yourself;away from the static and noise in the city, away from the he
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Traditional Japanese sweets shop and tearoom Tsuruse first opened in 1930.
This cafe features squirrels and other animals in a garden in Machida. Each of the 200 squirrels in the garden have names marked on their homes. Visitors can al
A popular resort town located an hour away from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train), Karuizawa is marked by a number of golf clubs, shopping malls and ski resort
A Shinto shrine in Chiba, this temple was given the most prestigious status by the Japanese Imperial Court. It was deemed as "the first shrine" or the most pres
Roundabout is a furniture and interior store located in Kichijoji.
Located at Daibutsu Yama, or The Great Buddha Hill in Ueno Park since 1972, lies this Buddha head, embedded in a wooden frame. The original statue was built in
Shirakabako Royal Hill is a ski resort located in the mountainous prefecture of Nagano.
Located in southern Chiba Prefecture near the Boso Peninsula and abutting the Yoro River, this valley and river is famous for its hiking trails, autumn foliage
Halloween is a very recent phenomenon that has come to Japan about 10 or so years ago. It’s a very very recent phenomenon, and yet---! When mid-September hits,
Lovely cafe in the city center of Nagoya.I first heard of this cafe via youtuber Strawberry Mochi. I saw the 3D art lattes and immediately knew I had to try it.
If you're a coffee lover and also a fan of latte art, you might be skeptical to hear that some of the best latte art you're ever going to see is at a car showro
You might be contemplating a trip to Japan, but you're looking for ways to justify it to yourself. After all, for many people a trip to Japan is literally trave
One of the most popular things in Japan’s current pop culture is--- cosplay! Looking at the terminology, cosplay is a fusion of the words “costume play” or “cos
The Popular Dragon Ball series is back in a yummy and also fashionable form.Sorry this time you won't be seeing Goku is his Saiyan forms but you can enjoy a nic
IMG_0398_resize.jpg 4.13 MBIMG_0380_resize.jpg 4.66 MBFormer Goverment Office It was rebuilt in 1911 due to a devastating fire, Red Bricks- Sapporo Government
Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan - Photo Credit Alphacoders.comSo you decided you love all things Japan and want to visit, right? Or perhaps you already vi
When you come to Japan as a tourist or for business, you might not know all the social rules perfectly.So awkward situations can happen.But if you follow this g
Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting muse
Tochigi is famed for its onsen (hot springs), ski resorts and large natural parks. Approximately 21% of the prefecture is designated as parks. Its capital, Utsu
Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The
Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda
If you're a nature person, you’ll fall in love with Ibaraki, a scenic coastal prefecture northeast of Tokyo. With up to 15% of its land area dedicated to natura
Saga has a natural beauty that inspires. It is one of the few prefectures that has two different ocean borders: The Sea of Genkai on the north and on its south
Fukui is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. When you explore this beautiful area you can see gorgeous rocky coastlines and beaches, taste fres
Tokushima prefecture is a mountainous area located on the island of Shikoku. It is home to the first 23 temples of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage starting with temple
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut