A one-day itinerary in Kamakura and the hydrangea viewing route. The Route covers historic temples and shrines, hydrangeas, JR lines, intimate cafes, and hiking trails in the wooded hills.
Where Are the Best Places to View Hydrangeas in the Tokyo area?.. and here is a complete guide about Ajisai, colors, types and shapes of hydrangeas.
Dining in Japan is an incredible experience. In Tokyo, it is a blast.
Unfortunately, I have only one stomach and one mouth and it is impossible to eat in every single restaurant in the city. However, the adventurous heart may always get you to yet another, amazing place, around the corner.
My pick of urban observatory decks – First, the city itself has to have unique and spectacular cityscape for the viewers to appreciate; Secondly, the observatory deck has to offer the best angle of the iconic landmarks with the backdrop of the stunning skyline. Therefore, some of the choices are tough and they might not be the landmark itself. Instead – they are my “even better” choices.
Yes! I have to one of the 7 freakiest places in the world, listed by CNN Travel. It was Gunkanjima, Nagasaki, Japan.
Before we landed, we had a good look at the island from the sea – and I could already feel the “sinister” vibe with deserted islands. The island was fully developed at one point and now there is nothing but rubbles.
A memoir of my food and shopping experience in Osaka, arguably the food capital of Japan. Why is the underground mall in Umeda like a maze? Where to eat great Tempura? Where to shop in Dotombori til your legs fall out? Which local foods are originated in Osaka? Do you dare puffer fish? Do you want to know how amazing souffle pancakes are? Let’s find out!
I am not sure if you have heard of this place before. But if you ever visit the beautiful Kyushu in Japan, maybe you could consider adding this place into your itinerary – the Takachiho Gorge.
I ended my visits to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum with a heavy heart . I do hope the painful lessons would remind people the importance of lasting peace.
Kyoto is peacefully remained as the center of culture, history, religion and tourism in Japan. But the city is much bigger than you think! This time, I explore some farther temples in the city with a bike!
It was an ordinary aquarium in Shinagawa, Tokyo.
Last July, the site was reopened after a renovation with new attractions and facilities. Immediately it became a new and trendy recreational spot in the district…