Things to do in 1-day trip from Tokyo, Japan

2019.09.30
Visit a 300-Year-Old Sake Brewery Near Tokyo
After learning that I could visit a real sake brewery near Tokyo, I was feeling pretty excited. I had only visited one sake brewery several years ago,
2019.09.24
5 Tips for Making the Most of BeerFes Yokohama, Japan’s Largest Beer Festival
Over the course of a decade, I’ve watched (and enjoyed) the rise in popularity of craft and import beers in Japan. When I first moved to Tokyo, I coul
2019.07.26
Akigawa Valley: Waterfalls, Local Food & Hot Springs in Tokyo’s Countryside
If you are looking for a short excursion outside the big city, how about going on a daytrip to the Akigawa valley? This little-known area West of Toky
2019.04.26
5 Tokyo Limited Express Trains for Going Off the Beaten Track
If you have been to all the sights outlined in the previous article on Limited Express trains running from Tokyo, then this article is for you. Here a
2019.04.19
Five Limited Express Trains for Exploring Areas Outside Tokyo
Did you know that the Shinkansen isn’t the only way to reach areas outside Tokyo quickly and comfortably? Limited Express trains can sometimes be the
2019.02.01
The Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park: Nature and Hiking at Tokyo’s Doorstep
The Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, located just West of Tokyo, is a vast recreational area for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Although hiking is
2018.12.27
3 Mountain Lodges for New Year’s Eve and the First Sunrise of 2019
Although I prefer to go on day trips, I do enjoy staying the night of December 31st in a mountain hut and taking part in the tradition of “hatsuhinode
2018.11.30
Sagamiko Illumillion: Experience One of Japan’s Most Spectacular Winter Illumination Events
With a seemingly endless number of holiday illumination displays throughout the city, Tokyo has no shortage of holiday cheer. There are fantastic ligh
2018.09.19
3 Amazing Autumn Day Trips from Shinjuku
Although there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy fall colors in Shinjuku, nothing beats getting out into nature and strolling or hiking below a ca
Kawagoe: A one-day trip
2016.07.01
Take a trip to the Edo period. Kawagoe City!
Most of the old Japanese scenery was burned to the ground during WWII, which makes Kawagoe valuable as one of the only cities to have maintained its h
kawagoe_candy_alley
2016.06.21
Take your sweet time in Kawagoe Candy Alley!
Kawagoe Candy Alley has maintained more than twenty of its retro confectionery stores since the Meiji period. Cheap, colorful, and delicious sweets li
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
2016.05.27
Experience the Edo period, one hour from Tokyo!
Do you have a little extra time during your visit to Tokyo? Looking for a place to immerse yourself in Japanese landscapes, but don’t have enough ti
2016.05.26
A Flower park chosen as one of the top 10 dream destinations in the world!
Ashikaga Flower Park is suggested by CNN as being identical to the spiritual Tree of Souls in the movie, “Avatar”. There’s a large, 150-year-old wiste
title_koujouyakei
2016.01.30
The overwhelming beauty of industry plants, like in sci-fi movies! An exploratory cruise for evening views of factories, from the sea.
The “Evening views in factory zones tour” has grown in popularity in recent years, regardless of gender and age. I know this is awkward, but do you l
Katori Jinguu
2015.10.19
“Katori Jinguu”, one of the best Japanese shrines in Chiba Prefecture, standing in a solemn forest.(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/8qbgguXk7iA The approach that celebrates the four seasons. After passing through the Torii gate, you’ll find a gravel pathway. Duri