Monday, August 19, 2019

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan : Okinawa (4)

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan Kyushu Okinawa 7Manko Park (漫湖公園) in Naha City   Viewing period: End of January to early February Details: Nice view of a large row of bright pink-colored cherry blossom...

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan : Okinawa (5)

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan Kyushu Okinawa 9Kunigami Forest Park (国頭村森林公園) in Kunigami Village Viewing period: End of January to early February Details: Fantastic view from the top of the hill surrounded by...

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence (2)

Enclosed by the Japanese Alps, (an embarrassing moniker according to the local tour guide, as he directs our focus to back to the manicured vineyards of Koshu grapes and the glimpses of Mt. Fuji...

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence (3)

While in Japan, there are a seemingly unlimited amount of temples and shrines to visit; the Inozaki Cape, though small, offers stunning views and a peaceful solitude that comes from the alienating intensity of...

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence (4)

Yokohama is the haven in Kanagawa prefecture that Tokyo citizens often escape to for a day-trip when their everyday life becomes overwhelming. The port city, located only a mere 45 minutes from Tokyo’s city...

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence (5)

Of course, no trip to Japan would be complete without spending time in Tokyo. In actuality, there is never enough time a person could spend in Japan’s capital city to let them do and...

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 : Kyoto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto Kyoto 1 ~ 29  1 Zenporitsu-ji Temple (善法律寺) in Yawata A photo posted by 柴犬こむぎ&つくし (@mugi_tsuku) on Dec 17, 2015 at 3:01pm PST First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: Middle...

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

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 4 Komyo-ji (光明寺) in Nagaokakyo First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Access: 10min Hankyu-Bus ride from Nagaoka-Tenjin Station (Hankyu Kyoto Line)...

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

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 7 Shouji-ji Temple (勝持寺) in Kyoto 京都 長岡京 勝持寺の紅葉その9? 勝持寺の境内、不動堂へ #京都紅葉 #勝持寺 #kyoto A photo posted by Hiroshi Noguchi (@noguchibiyousitu) on Oct 27, 2016 at 7:04am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Beginning...