Thursday, April 26, 2018
wisteria in Ashikaga park

Tokyo day trips: spring flower landscapes

Spring is a season of new beginnings, new life and good weather. The cherry blossoms in Japan don't last long, but they create a wave of excitement that we can ride all the way...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Ibaraki Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Ibaraki Ibaraki Prefecture 1 ~ 6  1 Hanazono Gorge (花園渓谷) in Kita- Ibaraki [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3191.8488597773317!2d140.63361481529193!3d36.870036379934156!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0xd230623aa98b7a65!2z6Iqx5ZyS5riT6LC3!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476258345674&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Late October Color Peak: Early to late November Access: 30min taxi ride from Isohara Station (JR...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Ibaraki Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Ibaraki 3 Hananuki Gorge & Hananuki Dam (花貫渓谷・花貫ダム) in Takahagi [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3197.5381032518612!2d140.61540461528813!3d36.73365297996233!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x74dca1c902e21b8!2z6Iqx6LKr5riT6LC3!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476258422266&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Early November Color Peak: Mid to late November Event: Hananuki Gorge Autumn Foliage Festival October 29 - November...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Ibaraki Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Ibaraki 5 Hitachi Seaside Park (国営ひたち海浜公園) Kochia plants [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3211.1965687423726!2d140.59440651527882!3d36.404439180031964!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x596691775ee5e39e!2z5Zu95Za244Gy44Gf44Gh5rW35rWc5YWs5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1476258483026&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Early October Color Peak: Middle of October Access: 15min taxi or bus ride from Katsuta Station (JR Joban Line) Address: 605-4...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kanto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanto is located on Japan’s Honshu island and consists of seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. As the most densely populated area in Japan,...

Summer With A Bang! – Top 3 Runners-up Fireworks Festivals in Japan 2016

From breathtaking patterns in the sky to exhilarating festival parades, summer brings out the passion in Japan. And if our selection of top 3 Fireworks Festivals in Japan wasn't enough for you, these 3...

A Taste Of Sh旬n: Anglerfish Hotpot

The ankou, or anglerfish, is one of those grotesque deep sea creatures (not unlike the hoya) that one wouldn't fathom putting in one's mouth. But the ankou is a winter delicacy that many Japanese...