Monday, August 19, 2019

Tobu Treasure Garden in Tatebayashi (Gunma Prefecture)

The Tobu Treasure Garden located in Gunma Prefecture about 55km away from Tokyo, can be reached within only 1hour from Asakusa Station (Tokyo) and is perfect for a day trip during spring, summer or...

Gudetama lost in Edo!

Japan's popular lazy egg, Gudetama, is lost in the Edo period! This autumn and winter only you can visit Gudetama world at the Toei Kyoto Studio Park. Born in 2013, Gudetama's name is a play...

5 Outdoor Autumn Activities in Karuizawa

Karuizawa, a small resort town in Nagano Prefecture, is a popular destination thanks to its laid-back atmosphere and luxury resorts. At an elevation of 1,000 meters (3,281 ft) the cooler temperatures result in stunning...

November Lucky Days

In Japan November is a special lucky month because of the number 11 that can be pronounced as いい meaning "good". Using this as an anchor point, companies and individuals use wordplay on numbers...

Tori No Ichi: The Good Luck Charm Fair

If your sign is the Rooster you're in for a lot of celebrations this year and the next. Tori No Ichi, or bird/rooster day, is celebrated every 12 days of November. This means that...

Autumn Foliage Hunting in Hanno, Saitama!

Wanna go hiking in the golden season of autumn leaves? There is no lack of such hiking routes in suburban Tokyo! To show you what Tokyo has on offer, students from the graduate school...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka Osaka 30 ~ 38  30 Katsuo-ji (勝尾寺) in Minoo First colors: Beginning of November until the middle of November Color Peak: Middle of November until the end of November Hours: Mo...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 32 Saiko-ji Temple (西江寺) in Minoo Guardian lion looks happy;) #goodweather #beautiful #colorful #mapleleaves #blue #sky #yellow #green #guardianlion #gate #temple #西江寺 #箕面 #大阪 #japan A photo posted by...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 34 Sefuku-ji Temple (施福寺) in Izumi [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1477905980004!6m8!1m7!1sF%3A-KZCLgVmqdJo%2FWANXP6uoKYI%2FAAAAAAAACZ0%2FIw6dBL1GdGEblqQcFIDWNgbhi5CvZ_9CwCLIB!2m2!1d34.395161!2d135.5053769!3f9.404565357758372!4f-7.432155256378763!5f0.7820865974627469&w=600&h=450] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Middle of November until the end of November Hours: March – November 8am – 5pm ;...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Osaka (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Osaka 36 Kyuan-ji Temple (久安寺) in Ikeda A photo posted by Rina (@rinana.o) on Dec 6, 2015 at 2:59am PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: Middle of November until...