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Lake Kawaguchi, Yamanashi Prefecture – A hot spring with picturesque views of the autumn leaves and Mt. Fuji!Read Later
I stayed at SHUHOUKAKU KOGETSU hotel & hot springs, which is located beside Lake Kawaguchi in Yamanashi Prefecture, to explore the areas surrounding Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Yamanaka.
Okinawa Prefecture is located in the westernmost area of Japan, and it has an almost entirely subtropical climate. Depending on when you visit, it may be tough to decide what sorts of clothes or items to bring along. This article will present monthly average temperatures for Okinawa (from 2016), and I’ll also include some advice for visiting from my personal experience as someone born in Okinawa! Be sure to reference these points when planning your trip to Okinawa!
Enjoy an authentic Japanese experience in Kanazawa. ~ Higashi tea house district and Kazuemachi tea house district~Read Later
Kanazawa is the main city of Ishikawa prefecture. Ishikawa is located in the centre of Japan’s main island. This region is called Hokuriku. In 2015 Japan Rail started to operate the Hokuriku Shinkansen(bullet train) line. Now we can access Kanazawa station from Tokyo in only 2.5 hours!
This time I journeyed through Kanazawa’s popular tourist spots, the Higashi tea house district and the Kazuemachi tea house district.
Located in Northern Japan, Eastern Hokkaido is a region overflowing with winter attractions. Among those, I'd especially like to tell you about the extremely popular drift ice. In the latter half, I'll introduce a highly recommended way to go sightseeing in comfort: by excursion bus!
Clothes to Bring when Travelling to Okinawa! [Sightseeing in Okinawa, from Okinawan Locals]Read Later
Okinawa Prefecture is Japan’s only location with a subtropical climate. Its climate is very different than that of other prefectures, so there are many people who are unsure of what sorts of clothes they should wear for their trips there.
As one of the most attractive cities in Japan, Hakodate boasts seemingly countless places of interest. The Hokkaido Shinkansen opened in 2016 has enabled easier access to Hakodate: it takes only 4.5 hours to get to Hakodate from Tokyo and only 2 hours from Aomori. Seven must-visit places of interest in Hakodate are recommended to you. We wish you a pleasant tour of Hakodate!
For six months after October, “The culture of water” campaign will take place in Shiga, especially around lake Biwa.
Before the campaign starts, I decided to visit the eastern and northern sides of lake Biwa. The themes of my excursions are “water and life”, “water and prayer”, and “water and food”.
I walked around, talk to locals, and ate local cuisine to re-discover the charm of this beautiful area and “The culture of water”.
Where will you go after arriving at Haneda Airport? We heartily recommend the downtown Kamata area! (Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 1)Read Later
In Part 1, we will introduce some great attractions near Keikyū Kamata Station, approx. five minutes away from Haneda Airport via the Keikyū Line.