Naoshima: the Japanese Island with a Difference
Between the main island of Japan, Honshu and the smaller island of Shikoku some 27 islands dot the area known as the Seto Inland Sea. Of these islands, Naoshima
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This is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, which ranks first among Kamakura's so-called Five Great Zen Temples (the Kamakura Gozan) and is the oldest Zen training
A bridge and pavilion over the Sagi-ike pond in Nara.
Located in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, this shrine is dedicated to the Samurai God. The destination is said to house the spirit of Taira no Masakado, a Japanese samurai
This museum displays the different ceramic styles of the Hyogo prefecture such as the Tamba, Izushi, Sanda, and Minpei style. There is also a Japanese restauran
The largest park in the Minato Mirai district, this seaside park boasts a full view of the Yokohama harbor. Featuring numerous open spaces and greenery, the gar
Located right on the coast of Shirahama, Sakinoyu is one of the oldest onsen (hot spring) spots in Japan on record. It has been operating since 658.
The Japanese novelist Higuchi Ichiyo is said to have used this pawn shop whenever she could not make ends meet. Today the site is registered as a cultural herit
Kanazawa is known for its artisan works. The craftsmanship in this western Japanese town is deep and varied, ranging from carpentry to pottery to fabrics to me
Fukuoka used to be Japan’s gateway to mainland Asia and is still very well connected by sea, land and air. AIR Fukuoka Airport is near the city centre, being ju
When I first moved to Japan, I was amazed by Japan’s legendary train system. They’re efficient, clean, and punctual. This is all great, but for beginners, they
A whole day of fashion, fun , shopping , special shows and awesome exclusive freebies (such attempting).Another cool thing about this event is that its all free
SHIBUYA CROSSING @ TOKYO, JAPAN 1.jpg 51.48 KB About 1 minute walk from Shibuya Station on the JR Yamanote exit Hachiko line, is the famous jamming junction in
img_qsmall.jpg 246.71 KBMorinomiya Qs Mall is a large shopping mall located next to Osaka Castle Park. It boasts wide open spaces and healthy options for eatin
"Manga... that's those Japanese comics with the big eyes and girls in sailor outfits, right? You're actually into that weird stuff?" Perhaps you've heard words
Situated near Namba station in Osaka, Namba Parks is a shopping mall with boutiques, restaurants, cafes and gardens.parks-thumb-3076x2266-388.jpg 14.45 MB namba
We have the tendency to associate everything to something depending on characteristics such as resemblence, that is why, our ancestors have long been telling us
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Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit
Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the heart and soul of Wakayama Prefecture. Koyasan is the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) in the year 885
Oita is sometimes called the “Nara of the West”. It is located in the northeast of Kyushu and is best known for the city of Beppu which has more onsen (hot spri
Ishikawa prefecture is a small, thin prefecture on the western coast of the Honshu island, next to the Sea of Japan. It is closer to Tokyo than Kyoto, making it
Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut
Shimane lies near the western tip of Japan's main island on the Sea of Japan side. Although sparsely populated it was once a center of trade with China, so it b
Lush and tropical, Kagoshima Prefecture inhabits the southernmost part of Kyushu and includes a string of islands stretching to Taiwan. The most famous of these
Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho