Friday, September 20, 2019

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kyoto (9)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 25 Genko-an Temple (源光庵) in Kyoto First colors: Beginning of November Color Peak: Middle of November Hours: 9am – 5pm Admission: 400 yen (adults) , 200 yen (Children) Access: 15min bus ride...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Niigata Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata Niigata 1 ~ 6  1 Dragondola (ドラゴンドラ) in Yuzawa First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: End of October Details: Long gondola that gives you a panoramic view of the mountains in...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Niigata Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata 3 Yuzawa Kogen Panorama Park (湯沢高原パノラマパーク) in Yuzawa A photo posted by Kazuhisa Inui (@kazuhisa_inui) on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:30am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of...

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

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata 5 Kiyotsu Gorge (清津峡) in Tokamachi First colors: mid-October Color Peak: end of October – beginning of November Details: One of Japan’s three biggest gorges Special sight: The panoramic area with an...

Saitama Triennale 2016

To the north of Tokyo lies Saitama City. It’s not so well known amongst tourists but there are many fun activities and green areas. It’s a fun place for a daytrip. Currently Saitama is...

Shichigosan, 7-5-3

Every year on November 15th parents celebrate the growth of their children during Shichigosan. The name of this event literally means "seven, five, three" and corresponds with the age of your child. At the age...

5 New Halloween Desserts

With the end of October coming up, department stores and sweets shops are preparing their new special Halloween treats. Here's Wattention's pick from this season's lineup. Halloween Bunny Parfait (1,810 yen) This parfait brings you all the...

Welcome to Mount Oyama and its Afuri Shrine

One sunny autumn day we decided to hike Mount Oyama, located in Kanagawa Prefecture about 1,5 hours from Shinjuku Station. It takes a little while to reach the mountain foot, but the view across...

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...

Welcome to Mount Oyama and its Afuri Shrine | Part 3

The real hike until the top of Mount Oyama starts on the left side next to the shrine. Steep stairs lead you to the hiking trail, which takes about two hours until the summit....