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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This facility, established by Tsubame City, trains individuals in the metal production industry. Visitors can tour the factory and try their hand at polishing t
Showa Period Village Theme Park (also known as Heisei Memorial Park) in Minokamo City has been created to resemble idyllic country life during the Showa era.
This beer-pub is renowned throughout the nation for having the largest number of beers on tap in Japan! Here, beer aficionados can taste a variety of different
Famous for its powder snow, Snow Wave Park Shiratori Kogen features numerous ski runs and a kids' park area.
This gallery in Kyoto has a collection of and sells art made of materials such as bamboo, clay, wood and iron, along with various temporary exhibitions.
Himeyuri Peace Museum is dedicated to the young girls of the Himeyuri Student Corps killed in the battles of Okinawa during WW2.
Breizh Café Crêperie is a traditional French crêpes restaurant with several locations in France and in Tokyo. This particular branch is in Tokyo's fashionable O
Located at the Asagiri Plateau southwest of Mount Fuji, this park features an extensive selection of flowers, including begonias, fuchsias, and original hydrang
The area of Shitano-cho in Shimabara is known for its historic samurai residences, called buke-yashiki in Japanese. Here, a water stream runs along the middle o
Copic Markers: Are a japanese made brand marker, there's two sided marker: usually used in art and design classes, for coloring, shading.I have tested different
Matsumoto city is an excellent and compact city with lots of local soba restaurants, izakayas, and some tourist attractions. You can ride a bike for free if you
Osaka is one of the most popular places in Japan to be visited by foreign tourists next to Tokyo and Kyoto. There are many things to see and to do – and there i
BY DIEGO ROJAS Surfing in Japan… Say what? That’s right! The land of manga, temples, sumo, and ramen is also the land of a vibrant surfing cul
Light lanterns and candles, get cozy in a snow hut or see semi-naked men brave freezing water. Discover February's local festivals across Japan! Matsuri (f
Snapseed.jpg 1.55 MBJapan has a lot of cafes and coffee shops, many which are one-of-a-kind and have their own charm and quality about them. However, many of
When I visited Korakuen garden in Okayama last year, they had opened one of the buildings that usually aren’t open to the public (the Kakumei-kan Hall). As I wa
It's almost summer time, and at the top of your to-do list when you come to Japan may be to visit a zoo, aquarium, or a nature park somewhere in Japan, which I
The Shin Yokohama Ramen museum is known to be the world's first food amusement park. It has 9 ramen restaurants which allows you to enjoy different kinds of ram
Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie
Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho
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
As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka is often compared to the capital city Tokyo—both popular travelling destinations in Japan. But some would venture to
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
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
Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he
Oita is sometimes called the “Nara of the West”. It is located in the northeast of Kyushu and is best known for the city of Beppu which has more onsen (hot spri
Tottori prefecture along the Sea of Japan coast is best known for its sand dunes (Tottori Sakyu) and Sand Sculpture Museum. The spiritual center of mountain wor