Things to do in Chubu, Japan

2015.04.16
Mt.Fuji’s Weather Forecast:“The Cap Cloud”
Japans, Mt. Fuji! Mt. Fuji is the most popular mountain in Japan. It has been loved and worshiped by people since ancient times and also provides man
2015.04.09
It’s a work of art created by wind and waves! The mysterious heart-shaped sea cave ”Ryugu Sea Cave” has a skylight that allows natural sunlight to shine in.
You can hear the sounds of the waves. Does it look like Porco’s hideout from the Japanese anime film, “Porco Rosso?” “Ryugu Sea Cave” is a natura
2015.03.31
Only once, every 7 years! Zenkoji-temple’s ”Gokaicho”, where you can see a replica of a hidden Buddhist statue starting April 5th this year!
Zenkoji Temple has a history of over 1400 years. Zenkoji Temple is located in Shinshu, Nagano Prefecture. It enshrines the Amida triad (Zenkoji-shi
2015.03.14
Feel Japan’s Taisho period (1912-1926) through the retro interior at the organic café, “Café COB” in Mie Prefecture! It’s a 3 min walk from Yunoyama Onsen station.
”Café COB” is an oasis for local people in Komonocho town, Mie Prefecture. This pretty looking café is located in Komonocho town, Mie Prefe
2015.03.06
Must see things when you visit Ise Jingu (Ise Grand Shrine)! Strolling from Ise Jingu Gekū to Okage-yokocho street is so much fun!
Strolling to Okage-yokocho starts at Iseshi station. In Mie prefecture, Ise Jingu Shrine is too famous to ignore because it’s the grand head
2015.02.28
From mother to daughter. "Hina no Tsurushi Kazari" is decoratively stringing up handmade dolls to wish for a daughter’s health and happiness.
Those who are not wealthy also wish for the healthy development of their daughters. The ancient tradition of "Hina no Tsurushi Kazari" originated
2015.02.24
【SPRING】The earliest cherry blossoms are now in full bloom! “Atami bairin Ume matsuri,” a plum blossom (ume) festival.
Traditionally, “Hanami” was for viewing plum blossoms (ume), not cherry blossoms. What do you imagine when hearing the word “Japanese Hanami?” Of
2015.02.17
【SPRING】Enjoy an early spring! How about "Kawazu Cherry Blossoms" that will be in their peak soon?
Early-flowering Kawazu Cherry Blossoms are now in bloom in Shizuoka! It will still be cold for some time, but already we can hardly wait for spri
2015.02.06
The waterfall “Deai-daki” in Izu Peninsula brings you true love!?
Let’s walk around the beautiful waterfall area of ”Kawazu-Nanadaru,” found in a popular volcanic locale. Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka Prefecture is
2015.02.05
You can taste more than 200 kinds of wine! Let’s go on a winery tour in "Katsunuma" to find your favorite wine!
You can’t help but to drink it! Katsunuma is famous as a winemaking region From Shinjuku station, we took the Express Kaiji and l
kazemachifune
2015.01.19
【WINTER】Dreamy lights floating on the surface of the sea. “Kazemachi-fune” is a winter attraction in Shirahama, Izu.
A Series of lights on the silent sea are ships anchored offshore. You can only hear the silent sounds of the waves and the waters appear very dar
isejingu
2014.12.26
【WINTER】Ise-jingu Shrine's fire-broiled "New Year's rice cake" gives you a fortune?
A fire is made on New Year’s Eve On December 31st at 8:00 P.M. bonfires are made in the inner areas of Ise-jingu Shrine to warm people. There a
ishigami
2014.12.11
A shrine that grants only 1 wish for women! We call it ”Ishigami-san” in Toba city, Mie Prefecture.
What is “Ishigami-san”? There is a small town of fishermen and female divers called “Ōsatsu” in Toba city, Mie Prefecture. There is a small shri
ama
2014.12.10
The town with more "ama" in Japan - Toba-Ise Shima, Mie Prefecture -
Are they fishermen? Divers? Mermaids? What are "ama"? "Ama" are women free divers who make a living by diving to the bottom of the sea in search
Oysters
2014.11.29
How to enjoy delicious “Oysters” in Mie Prefecture!
Do you want to eat your fill of Oysters? Then, let’s go to Toba-city in Mie Pref. In Uramura, Toba-city in Mie Prefecture, the beautiful coastlin