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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A place where you can eat breakfast anytime during the day, even dinner.
Ono Castle is a "yamashiro" or mountain castle, built in 665 by the Yamato court.
Furofushi Onsen has a famous open air hot spring where you can see the sunset and the Sea of Japan while bathing.
Located in central Niigata City, Koushi is a restaurant which specializes in foods such as curry ramen, fried chicken and katsu curry. KNown for its large portions, Koushi's long-serving chef also occasionally prepares extra huge versions of his meals for eating contest contestants, also known as 'food fighters'.
An expansive plain near Okayama City offering picturesque farmland, interesting local shrines and temples, and perfect cycling. There is a popular 16km course f
Tourindo is a Japanese sweets restaurant/shop in Ueno. Dishes are often paired with frothy matcha (finely ground green tea powder) or roasted green tea.
The Kasuga Taisha was established at the same time as when Nara became appointed as the capital of Japan and is Nara’s most representative shrine. It is dedicat
The Yokohama Archives of History, located in the new annex to the former British Consulate building, display archives related to the Treaty of Kanagawa, signed
This is a satellite studio of the Tokyo FM radio station, located on the first floor of the Shibuya Parco building.
Puroland has a new event for this valentines and its called Lovepuroland.If you happen to be in Tokyo with your special someone , Puroland has you covered for V
A nursing home for the elderly & the handicapped sits adjacent to a run down replica of the Great Wall of China. Welcome to Taiyo Park. Located in Himeji
DSC_1044.JPG 4.31 MBIf you are traveling by Shinkansen between Hiroshima and more northern cities on Honshu like Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka, or Tokyo, then you should
I am soon to be 38 and been in Japan a combined 15 years, but first came at 14. So off and on going back and forth between Ny but mostly in Japan since 2004, I
The depth of winter is a busy time for brewers, an exciting time for drinkers! Ah, February. The cold temps and oh-so-short days are enough to make a sane pers
Narita International Airport is the largest international airport in Japan. It also serves as a main airport, providing international airlines a Tokyo connectio
Ibaraki prefecture is one of the neighboring prefectures east of Tokyo and belongs to the Kanto area. The prefecture borders Chiba and Saitama Prefectures in t
Anyone who has been to Japan knows that summers here get HOT. Unbearably so, in some instances. The humidity in particular seems to be what gives me the most sh
Shirokuma Cafe Cast - Source: PinterestShirokuma Cafe (しろくまカフェ) is a Japanese manga and anime series which aired in 2012 and 2013. The anime revolves around eve
Kyoto is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Japan. The historical city is home to iconic landmarks such as Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkaku-ji and the Fushimi-inari shrine.
Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear
There’s a reason why over 10 million people visit Okinawa every year – Japan's southernmost island is a natural wonder, with pristine beaches, friendly people a
Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit
Saitama is often overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbor Tokyo, but for those who care to look closer, Saitama abounds with amazing experiences. Take
The traditional center of the Chugoku region of Japan, and home to over 2.8 million people, Hiroshima is famous and infamous in its history and major sights. Hi
Surrounded on all four sides by 3000+ meter tall mountains, Nagano prefecture is called the “Roof of Japan.” The 1998 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were hoste
While often overlooked due to its more popular neighbors like Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya, Mie prefecture offers a unique cultural experience for those who visit. B
Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the heart and soul of Wakayama Prefecture. Koyasan is the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) in the year 885