Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Hokkaido

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido  Hokkaido, the great landmass in the north of Japan, boasts sweeping natural landscapes and a variety of adventures and activities. It is also the first region in Japan...

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...

The Charm of Hokuto (1) : Oasis of the Highlands

Nestled in the highlands between the Yatsugatake Mountains and Minami Alps, Hokuto City in Yamanashi Prefecture is a true jewel worth exploring. Surrounded by majestic mountains from 3 sides and the view of Mt....

Look for sweets made by locals with plenty of love

Expect a vibrant spring and summer after the long and formidable winter! Be amazed by Tohoku’s sweets and fruits. Babahera The sight of ice cream being sold under colorful parasols on the streets may be reminiscent...

Discover the town of Onsens, Shuzenji

Located about 100km southwest of Tokyo, is Izu City, Shiszuoka Prefecture. Found at the Izu Hantō (peninsula), it is well known for its natural resources, mild climate and a mix of popular traditional and...

Yamagata Adventure (2) – Cherry Picking Challenge & Cherry Parfait Heaven

Yamagata is famous for its tasty cherries and pears. Every tourist who visits Yamagata during early summer season should attend the Cherry-Picking events offered by the local orchards. We visited OHSYO FRUITS FARM in Tendo-City...

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

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Chiba 30 Lake Kameyama (亀山湖) in Kimitsu [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3259.052847161778!2d140.08235791440114!3d35.230054462192186!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x6022a95c92046189%3A0x2d72f9b13067831d!2z5LqA5bGx5rmW!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476925781511&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Access: 5min walk from Kazusa-Kameyama Station (JR Kururi...

Matsushima Bay – Miyagi

Sakura in Saigyo Modoshi no Matsu Park and Matsushima Saigyo Hoshi, a renowned Japanese poet during the 12th century, expressed his love for cherry blossoms, as evidenced by his famous poem, "let me die under...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima 40 Tsuruga Castle Park (鶴ヶ城公園) in Aizu-Wakamatsu [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d12663.130294205386!2d139.926674484092!3d37.489456925411666!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x917f3ecc809e9e6c!2z6ba044Kx5Z-O5YWs5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156591453&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: End of October until the beginning of November Event: Autumn Color Light-up Date: October 21st (Friday)...

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...