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A Weekend Excursion to Tottori, With the Sanin Pass
A Weekend Excursion to Tottori, With the Sanin Pass
While Tottori Prefecture is the least populous prefecture in Japan, it is certainly not lacking in sights to take in.
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Brighten Up Winter at Nikko’s TOBU World Square
Brighten Up Winter at Nikko’s TOBU World Square
Japan is famous for lighting up its parks and city squares with fabulous light displays every winter. Nikko’s own TOBU World Square is no exception! We took a break in the weather as a chance to see how TOBU lights up the world.
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Chikurin-ji Temple and the Makino Botanical Garden, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku
Chikurin-ji Temple and the Makino Botanical Garden, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku
A short 20 minute journey on the MY YU tourist bus from Kochi City will drop you at the doorsteps of Makino Botanical Garden and Chikurin-ji Temple.
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Early Autumn Stroll through Naritasan and Environs
Early Autumn Stroll through Naritasan and Environs
Walking up Omotesando from the west, we spot HOUEI Coffee’s shop, which includes hard-to-find decaf coffee and other beverages. What a delicious way to start our tour!
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Experience life in old Japan at Nikko Edo Wonderland
Experience life in old Japan at Nikko Edo Wonderland
Come dress up like a samurai and experience village life in Nikko’s Edo Wonderland. Situated on a beautiful mountainside, Edo Wonderland is a recreation of a feudal village populated by actors in period garb. Here, visitors can learn Japanese history through plays and skits by professional performers, get dressed up in recreations of feudal era clothing, and try lots of local dishes at the many restaurants and food stalls.
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Marina City: Fish Market, European Theme Park and More
Marina City: Fish Market, European Theme Park and More
Marina City offers several different entertaining places to visit, and is located within easy travel distance from Osaka and Kansai International Airport.
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Top Things to Do in Iseshima - The Beautiful Land
Top Things to Do in Iseshima - The Beautiful Land
Legend says that 2,000 years ago Princess Yamato hime no mikoto traveled Japan in search of a suitable and permanent location to build a divine palace for Amaterasu omikami, Japan’s guardian deity.
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Dance Through Kochi’s Streets and History at the Yosakoi Dance Festival
Dance Through Kochi’s Streets and History at the Yosakoi Dance Festival
There is no end of interesting festivals to attend in Japan. Every prefecture, big city and small town has its own festivals that reveal much about the culture and history of the places where they are held.
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Shirahama Fireworks Festival 2016
Shirahama Fireworks Festival 2016
July 30 is a fixed date in my calendar. It is the date of the yearly Shirahama fireworks festival (白浜花火フェスティバル). On that day, Shirahama features a one hour fireworks spectacle starting from 8pm. The fireworks are lit from a special 'base' which is set up in the ocean right in front of the beach allowing for a great view.
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