Saturday, October 19, 2019

Come on over to Komatsu (4) : Natadera, the temple in touch with Nature

Japanese people have always been in touch with nature. This can be seen in the traditional arts and their religion. Both Buddhism and Shinto take lessons from nature and Natadera is a place where...

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan : Okinawa

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan Kyushu Okinawa Okinawa 1~ 9    1 Yaese Park (八重瀬公園) in Yaese Town Kanakoさん(@mcki0627)が投稿した写真 - 2016 2月 17 2:30午前 PST Viewing period: End of January to early February Details: Beautiful view of...

Kichijoji, casual Tokyo

Enjoy Tokyo like a local Voted as Tokyo's most livable area for an impressive seven years in a row, Kichijoji is the kind of place you can be your casual self. The streets are full of cafes,...

The Hakone Open-Air Museum

The Hakone Open-Air Museum opened in 1969 as the first open-air art museum in Japan, consisting of five exhibition halls. There are as wide as 70,000 square meters grounds of lush greenery and permanent...

5 Ways to Unwind at the Phoenix Seagaia Resort

Miyazaki City is associated with blue seas, surfing, mangoes, golf, honeymoon trips and spiny lobsters! There are many delicious things to eat, many beautiful landscapes to enjoy and many activities to try—and the Phoenix...

Moerenuma Park – Natural Art & Artistic Nature

Not really seeing where the bus was going, and then awkwardly wandering into a parking space, trying to find Moerenuma park, I ended up crossing a bridge and the first landmark greeting me was...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Tokyo (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Tokyo 39 Tonogayato Garden (殿ヶ谷戸庭園) in Kokubunji [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476949458048!6m8!1m7!1s8PEAmn0Xm02lx_bYNexmQQ!2m2!1d35.69903487573832!2d139.4826343790319!3f195.62056313006232!4f-19.10752810155779!5f0.7820865974627469&w=600&h=450] [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3240.105669809603!2d139.47973521525924!3d35.69901718019014!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x6018e449f6a5e237%3A0x6d8f3d6fa85e9ecc!2z5q6_44O26LC35oi45bqt5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476865919228&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November until the end of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Recommended Spots:...

Speedy Sapporo Sightseeing (2): The Flower Lovers’ Trail

Hokkaido may be Japan's largest prefecture but it's the largest city - and capital - Sapporo is easy to get about by foot or public transport. In this 5-part series, WAttention brings you some...

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

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido 7 Shiretokogo Lake (知床五湖) in Shari [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2863.99922772795!2d145.07440301551304!3d44.124638079107996!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0xe9d29fb28248e53f!2z55-l5bqK5LqU5rmWIOS4gOa5luWxleacm-WPsA!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1474604323732&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: End of September Color Peak: Beginning of October until the middle of October Opening hours: End of April until the end of...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture (5)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima 44 Yukiwari Bridge & Yukiwari Ravine (雪割橋・雪割渓谷) in Nishishirakawa-Nishigo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3179.2640248032867!2d140.0777759512676!3d37.170195979775094!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x602021bd53336dd5%3A0xa000afcc0efafd8b!2z6Zuq5Ymy5qmL!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156791818&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of October until the beginning of November Access: 30min bus ride from...