Winter Trip to Hakodate [Day 2] ~Goryokaku, Hakodate City Tropical Botanical Garden, Trappistine Monastery, and Night Views and Snowy Landscapes~Read Later
I visited Hakodate for 3 days and 2 nights over the winter. There was no end to things I wanted to do, but I was more than satisfied with being able to take the photo I wanted of Hakodate in the winter being both “sunny” and “snowy.”
This article will introduce my 2nd day in Hakodate!
I’ll be introducing Goryokaku, Hakodate City Tropical Botanical Garden, Trappistine Monastery, and some night views and snowy landscapes.
TOKIWA Fantasia 2017Read Later
Tokiwa Park’s winter illumination is the largest scale illumination event in western Japan. Under the premise of cooperative design, the Tokiwa illumination allows companies, schools, and other organizations to participate in designing the illuminations.
Things to see and do around Haneda Airport by time of day[Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 12]Read Later
Part 12 will focus on fun things to see and do around Haneda Airport for those arriving at various times of day.
I decided to check out the Southeast Botanical Gardens on Okinawa’s main island, and boy am I glad I did. Filled with palm trees, baobab trees, and 1,300 other varieties of tropical and subtropical plants, the open-air paradise was as good as it gets.
Everyone’s talking about Zao Fox Village. The one and only fox village in Japan! Get up close to our adorable foxes.Read Later
You will see six types of foxes, the familiar Ezo red fox, silver fox, arctic fox, platinum fox, shadow fox and cross fox. We have over 100 foxes! Watch the incredibly adorable foxes from up close, running free across the expansive enclosure, or curling up for a nap.
Fuji Safari ParkRead Later
Fuji Safari Park is the largest zoo in Japan! It has gained immense popularity since its opening in 1980 due to impressive television commercials and comparatively large numbers of animals. The zoo is mainly divided into two sections, the “Fureai Zone” and the “Safari Zone.”
Morioka City Zoological ParkRead Later
Over 700 animals of around 100 different species are housed at the Morioka City Zoological Park! From large animals like African elephants, giraffes, and lions, to Japan-native species such as Japanese monkeys, Japanese hares, green pheasants, and golden eagles, to Canadian otters, bighorn sheep, and pumas gifted to the zoo by Canada’s Victoria City, there are tons of animals to meet!
Capybaras are originally from the warm continent of South America, and they love baths and are great swimmers! This event shows off a “special appearance” of capybaras, as they bathe carefreely and play around in the warm water.