Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kansai

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kansai is located in the southern central part of Japan’s Honshu island and consists of six prefectures: Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, and Wakayama. Often cited as the...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Saitama Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Saitama Saitama Prefecture 21 ~ 27  21 Nagatoro (長瀞) in Chichibu - Nagatoro [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d103138.51570632876!2d139.05141183533658!3d36.11594241656917!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601ec67f9b5eca67%3A0xd84d3050aa383077!2sNagatoro%2C+Chichibu+District%2C+Saitama+Prefecture!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476756495480&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Middle of November until the end of November Recommended Spot: Around...

Diamond Fuji – The best free sight in Tokyo

The only catch is…you can only catch it twice a year!

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Kanagawa Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanagawa 49 Lake Ashi (箱根・芦ノ湖) in Ashigarashimo - Hakone [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d52155.134522371576!2d138.97212220317266!3d35.21404280811615!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601998e92ba83fa1%3A0x497a3af0502de2cb!2sLake+Ashi!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476868281556&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: End of October Color Peak: Beginning of November Access: 1hour bus ride from Odawara Station (JR Tokaido Line, JR...

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 ;...

Welcome to Mount Oyama and its Afuri Shrine | Part 2

The view over the city from Oyama Afuri Shrine is very beautiful and the shrine area itself offers many things to discover. The shrine was built more than 2,000 years ago and its name derives...

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

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido 11 Sounkyo (Falling star・milky way waterfall) (層雲峡 (流星・銀河の滝 )) in Kamikawa [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2883.5902279899674!2d142.9749333154999!3d43.719064179119066!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x24b977a3660d12e9!2z5rWB5pif44O76YqA5rKz44Gu5rud!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1474601648315&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: Middle of October Access: 30min bus ride from Kamikawa Station (JR Sekihoku...

Today’s Autumn Colors

  We spotted these huge leaves falling by our office in Shibuya! To get a glimpse of these--bigger than our faces and in perfect form—just walk along the western perimeter of Aoyama Gakuin University!

Special Edition Halloween Snacks

Not only people like to transform during Halloween, food does too! Japanese like to be in touch with the seasons and want their food to reflect that. Resulting in some amazing special edition snacks you...

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...