Yuri Suzuki

Yuri Suzuki


Camera in hand, I push my way through to all areas of Japan with the energy of Joan of Arc! My strong point is that I can befriend anyone without prejudice. I continue to make work immursed in local flavor.

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2018.08.16
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Togakushi Shrine
2016.02.01
Let’s tour spiritual places at Togakushi Shrine.
You are sure to be happy with the 5 benefits of this shrine! This time I’d like to introduce Togakushi Shrine, mentioned in the previous article ab
Kagami-ike
2015.12.25
Mystical “Kagami-ike” will astonish you!
The beauty of Mt. Togakushi created by nature. The name, Kagami-ike, or “Mirror Lake” explains everything. The lake shows a Beautiful reflection of M
dogo onsen
2015.12.04
It’s like a world in a Japanese movie! Dogo Onsen in Ehime Prefecture is the best place for a winter visit in Japan!
It has a strong connection with the Japanese novelist, Soseki Natsume. Soseki Natsume is one of the most famous novelists in Japan. This hot spring
The Footbath at Arashiyama station
2015.11.23
The Japanese finally made a hot spring on a train platform! A Footbath at Arashiyama station in Kyoto.
A hot spring footbath on the station platform! Take a footbath while watching trains pass by! You will probably visit Kyoto to see the temples an
Banquet Hall
2015.11.22
It’s a must visit in Tokyo! The 7 extremely gorgeous halls of “Meguro Gajoen”!
Take a look at the 7 Banquet rooms, all of which inspire the worlds of novels and movies. Contrary to the gorgeous and colorful temples in other
Kannako Dam
2015.11.21
Shimokubo Dam in Saitama Prefecture, where you can view the beautiful winter cherry blossoms and autumn foliage.
If you like nature, visit Shimokubo Dam! Most of the land in Japan is very mountainous and electricity is primarily generated by water. There are m
2015.11.20
If you want to know more about festivals in Japan, The Machikado Exhbition Hall in Kabuto-cho/Kayabacho is for you!
You can take a closer look at traditional mikoshi, dashi and costumes! Tokyo is a very interesting city where modern and traditional culture mix to
Daffodils
2015.11.19
3 million daffodils nodding in a field! The Tsumekisaki Daffodil Festival starts December 20th! 【Shizuoka Prefecture】
The festival is held from Sunday, December 20th 2015 to Wednesday, February 10th 2016. There is a wide variety of nature in Shimoda city, Shizuok
Yushima Tenmangu
2015.11.12
The season for exams has come to Japan! Why not visit the “Yusima Tenmangu Shrine”, where the god of wisdom dwells?
Japan has a season for examinations! What kind of examinations do you have when entering high school or a university in your country? Entrance exam
Rice cake
2015.11.04
The very delicious and vegetarian-friendly "Demachi Futaba” rice cake, available only in Kyoto.
These fresh and tasty rice cakes are only available in Kyoto! There are many tasty foods in Kyoto; Kyoto Obanzai, Kyo-dsuke, famous Kyoto pickles,
Tokugawa Yoshinobu’s cemetery
2015.11.02
Take a walk in the Yanaka Cemetery, where the last Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu rests in peace. (Tokyo)
Welcome to Edo and it’s old world nostalgia. What do you imagine when hearing the word Tokyo? Some might imagine cutting-edge technology, young peo
The Gingko festival
2015.10.29
【AUTUMN】See Tokyo’s best autumn foliage at Jinguu Gaien! “The Gingko festival” has breathtaking beauty.
The golden road with its 146 Ginkgo trees is a must-see! The largest attraction of this festival is the street and its beautiful, yellow ginkgo t
2015.10.21
Making contact with the world through Kimono:“YOSHIKIMONO”, produced by YOSHIKI
A new style of Kimono was born! What do you imagine when you think of Kimono? Tidy? Sophisticated? Refined? The Kimono produced by YOSHIKI, from the
Kenrokuen
2015.10.21
【AUTUMN】The best season for autumn foliage comes in late November! ”The Kenrokuen garden” in Ishikawa Prefecture.
Ishikawa Prefecture is easily accessible from Tokyo, thanks to the Hokuriku Shinkansen! Ishikawa Prefecture can be accessed from Tokyo in just 2 an
Kakumanbuchi
2015.10.11
【AUTUMN】Gunma prefecture: “Kakumanbuchi” has beautiful scenery filled with trees and a marsh in its mountain area.
Enjoy the autumn foliage in a small marshland. This small marshland, Kakumanbuchi is located at Mt. Akagi (elev. 1360-meters) in Gunma Prefecture.
Lake Usui
2015.10.08
【AUTUMN】Let’s enjoy autumn foliage at “Lake Usui” and its dam, in Gunma Prefecture!
Walk around the lake and enjoy the autumn foliage to your heart’s content. Autumn has finally arrived in Japan. Today, I’d like to introduce lake U
The Kyu-Furukawa gardens
2015.09.24
Let’s hang out at the Rose festival during autumn at the “Kyu-Furukawa Garden”!
Every year the “Autumn Rose Festival” is held Every year the Kyu-Furukawa gardens hold its “Rose festival” in the spring and fall. In conjunction w
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Momiji manju
2015.09.22
Please stop by here before going back home! Find some souvenirs on Miyajima’s, “Omotesando Shopping Street”!
You can enjoy shopping in any kind of weather! We’ve introduced so many places in Miyajima, so I will introduce an area for shopping and dining! Mi
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Okakae-Jizo
2015.09.14
”Okakae-Jizo”, the stone image of Jizo to hold and pray with.(Hiroshima)
I found the sign for Okakae-Jizo! While walking down the street of Takehara city, I found the information for the stone image of Okakae-Jizo. It sa
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Mt. Misen
2015.09.10
Miyajima is not just Itsukushima Shrine! We hiked up to spiritual, Mt. Misen! (Hiroshima)
Mt. Misen is one place of Myajima with mystical energy. Itsukushima Shrine is considered one of the best three sceneries in Japan and is designate
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Itsukushima Shrine night view
2015.09.07
Let’s go and see the mysterious O-torii gate floating on the sea at night! : Illumination at Itsukushima Jinja Shrine
Let’s hang out at Itsukushima Shrine at night after dinner. If you are staying overnight in Miyajima, I’d recommend seeing Itsukushima Shrine at ni
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The stair case at saiho-ji temple.
2015.09.04
Let’s go to “Saiho-ji Temple”in Hiroshima where the movie, “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” is based!
Let’s go up the stair case that appeared in the movie “The girl who leapt through time”! Have you heard of the movie, “The girl who leapt through t
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miyajima yakatabune
2015.09.01
Cruise under the Itsukushima Shrine’s Torii gate by “Miyajima Sanpai-yuran”!
Let’s cruise for 30 minutes in the evening. After enjoying O-torii at low tide, the tide started to come in. We boarded a houseboat so that we coul
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Itsukushima Shrine O-Torii
2015.08.31
Go check out the Torii gate at Itsukushima Shrine when the tide is low!
It’s larger than I expected! Let’s walk underneath the Torii. Istukushima Shirne is famous for its floating like Shrines and Torii. I recommend tha
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itsukushima jinja
2015.08.28
“Itsukushima-Jinja shrine”, a one of a kind in Hiroshima, mystically floating on an island in the sea.
Itsukushima Shrine, a famous destination among foreign tourists. Hiroshima is one of many popular tourist destinations among foreign visitors. Mi
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Itsukushima Shrine
2015.08.25
The scenery of Itsukushima Shrine seen from a ferry is superb! A trip to "Miyajima".
Heading to Miyajima-guchi Pier from Hiroshima city. Miyajima/Itsukushima Shrine is one of the most popular destinations in Hiroshima. There are sev
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Micchan okonomiyaki
2015.08.24
The most famous okonomiyaki shop in Hiroshima, ”Micchan”, is loved by local people.
Let’s go there when it opens! The most famous okonomiyaki shop, Micchan, is in Hiroshima and we were told by local people that it’s very good. The
2015.08.21
The abandoned island of Gunkanjima
What is “Gunkan Island”that was designated as the world heritage? Look at this island. It looks like as if a huge warship or castle. It is commonly
2015.08.03
Nokogiri-yama and its colossal colossal Buddha statue
Let’s take a train from Tokyo! Mt. Nokogiri-yama in Chiba Prefecture is one of the most natural places you can find within an easy day trip from Toky
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2015.07.31
Tadaima Japan presents: Recommended destinations for a day trip to Osaka on a“Cultural Tour”
Experience Osaka’s multi cultural sites in a day. After enjoying the food of Osaka, you can go on a cultural tour! Osaka is a center of culture and e
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2015.07.30
Tadaima Japan presents: Recommended destinations for a day trip in Osaka on an “Eating Tour”
Eat good food in Osaka! Osaka is the town for eating! We’ll recommend a route where you can enjoy the atmosphere of each place with people who’ll fil
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Okonomiyaki Hatsuse
2015.07.29
An “Okonomiyaki Pro” will teach you how to cook Okonomiyaki at ‘Hatsuse’restaurant.
A Fun and tasty experience with your family and friends! “okonomiyaki”is one of the foods I want you to try if you are travelling to Osaka. Its sou
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Shiteno Daikoku-do
2015.07.28
Easy access from Osaka! A 1400 yeas old temple connected with Shotoku Taishi: "Shitenno-ji Temple"
The treasures in “Shitenno-ji Temple” There are many important cultural assets at this site such as “Rokujiraisan-do”, A Torii gate, “Yuyahojo”
2015.07.23
From all over Japan, 40,000 participants! "Wanpaku Sumo" trains body and mind for courage and courtesy.
Wanpaku Sumo promotes the mental and physical health of children. 31th National Tournament. As a sport, Wanpaku Sumo is based on the importance o
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2015.07.22
There is so much to see on the longest shopping street in Japan! “Tenjinbashi-suji-shotengai”
Let’s stroll down the 2.6km long shopping street from north to south! The “tenjinbashi-suji-shotengai”shopping street is the longest shopping street
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2015.07.21
We went to the ‘real’ market in Osaka,“Kuromon Ichiba” , or Osaka’s kitchen!
Take a look around this market where professional traders come! “Kuromon Ichiba”is famously known among people in Osaka. It’s commonly called “Osak
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The famous signboard, moving crab
2015.07.20
Neon signs that reflect Osaka’s flashy culture are a must see in “Doutonbori”!
Being “Ha-de”, is OSAKA! Osaka is getting popular among tourists in Japan. Generally speaking, people in Osaka are extraverted, straight forward,
2015.07.20
A real samurai battle right before your eyes.“Soma-Nomaoi”, a cavalry battle!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/EdHa-2IYOc8 The 1000 year-long tradition of“Soma-Nomaoi” July and August are the two months in Japan when most festivals are held.
Single malt whisky, Yamazaki.
2015.07.17
Let’s go on a ‘tipsy’ factory tour at the “SUNTORY YAMAZAKI DISTILLERY”, where Japanese whisky was born!
Beloved Japanese whisky Suntory Yamazaki Distillery is a 10 min walk from JR Yamazaki and Hankyu Oyamazaki stations. It’s easily accessible and i
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2015.07.16
Dive into water by Bus! The first “amphibious sightseeing bus” in Japan will make your trip to Osaka even more fun!
The symbol of the Duck Tour is the character,“kappa”! If you are an anxious person who wants to see the entire city of Osaka with good tour guide
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Hozenji-Yokocho
2015.07.15
Osaka’s MUST visit! Experience culture with a walk through the nostalgic narrow street, “Hozenji-Yokocho”.
Grab a drink after visiting Hozenji Temple. Hozenji-Yokocho is a narrow bar street located next to the Hozenji Temple to the north. It started ar
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Instant Ramens
2015.07.14
Fun and Tasty! Learn about the history behind Instant Ramen at "The Instant Ramen Museum"!
Osaka is where instant ramen started. August 25th, 1958 is the day when instant ramen was born and is now eaten all over the world. It’s creator,
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Pork cutlets and vegetable slewers
2015.07.13
Try Osaka’s specialty,“Kushikatsu,”skewered pork cutlets at Darma restaurant!
Darma is where kushikatsu originated. Kushikatsu is a dish made of skewered deep fried pork cutlet and vegetables. This simple cuisine was created
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Osaka-jo Castle Tenshukaku
2015.07.10
Osaka-jo, a famous and very modern castle revived from the Age of Civil Wars!
The World’s oldest castle with super modern architecture. Look at the majestic Osaka-jo! It’s one of the three most famous castles in Japan. Ho
Ohyama-mairi
2015.06.22
How about a traditional, ceremonial hike? “Ohyama-mairi” at Ohyama Afuri Jinja-Shrine!
Another attraction of Kanagawa is “Ohyama”. When you think of Kanagawa Prefecture, you might think Yokohama, Kamakura, or Hakone. Ohyama has also b
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2015.06.17
Tadaima Japan presents: Recommended destinations for a day trip to the central part of Okinawa!
The best destinations to visit for a look at Southern Okinawa, in a day! Japan is known as a very small country. Its Island of Okinawa is tiny, but c
inside the shop
2015.06.15
Take a break at a 120-year-old house. “Chadokoro-China” is where you can taste Okinawan cuisine.
A 120-year-old one-storied house that has been renovated and changed to a restaurant. “Chadokoro-China” is in Itomanshi, located in the south
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south okinawa
2015.06.12
Tadaima Japan presents: Recommended destinations for a day trip to the Southern part of Okinawa!
The best destinations to visit for a look at Southern Okinawa, in a day! Japan is known as a very small country. Its Island of Okinawa is tiny, but c
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zamami Island
2015.06.10
Enjoy a natural aquarium in the Kerama ocean waters of Zamami Island!
You can enjoy a variety of marine activities in the ocean waters around Zamami Island Island. As we had previously introduced, Zamami Islan
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Sea
2015.06.09
50 min from Naha by speedboat! Let’s go to Zamami Island and enjoy many different types of water sports!
It’s easily accessible and has a beautiful beach! To get to Zamami Island, you can take either the speedboat called Kosokusen-Zamami for 50 minutes
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Charlie Tacos
2015.06.08
“Charlie's Tacos”, the first taco shop in Okinawa.
The pioneer of tacos in Okinawa, open since 1956! Famous Okinawa food includes rafutee, soki soba noodles, and other stir-fried dishes that use pork
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Cape hedo rocky area
2015.06.05
The northernmost cape in Okinawa, Cape Hedo. The rough waves will make you feel the power of nature.
Cape Hedo is located in the northernmost part of mainland Okinawa. The rough waves and grave-like rocks take form. You might imagine a relaxed Is
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2015.06.04
The Utopia in Okinawa Where Nature Captures Visitors' Hearts
The Utopia Where Japanese Gods of Nature Dwells It is sure that countries - weather one has vast land or not - have a variety of cultural and geograp
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okinawa, kyoda
2015.06.03
Why not take a long rest "Kyoda", Japan’s best wayside rest area.
Japan’s new sightseeing spot. We have introduced many places to sightsee in Japan, but this might be a relatively new place that is unique to Japan
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Nakijin castle
2015.06.02
Nakijin Castle, where a sense of ancient Okinawa can be felt
It was designated as one of the “Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu” in 2000. Nakijin Castle is proud of its vast groun
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the sea
2015.06.01
You can easily access the Okinawan Island, Kourijima, by car.
Let’s drop by an isolated Island! If you are thinking to yourself, “I’d love to go to an isolated Island, but don’t want to risk seasickness on a
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Chinuman entrance
2015.05.29
Good Okinawan food comes with great sake and a show! Chinuman, the Okinawan restaurant is a must visit.
Taste fresh seafood and Okinawa’s best sake! Okinawan restaurant, Chinuman is a chain restaurant that is open at 8 locations in Okinawa. The entran
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market entrance
2015.05.28
Featured article: Visiting the entertaining market of “Makishi-Kosetsu-Ichiba,” where so many rare Okinawan foods are sold!
It used to be a black market. Makishi-Kosetsu-Ichiba is a 10 min walk from Naha-city’s Miebashi station. Local people have cherished it as their ‘k
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Utaki
2015.05.27
Featured article: Pray at the UNESCO World Heritage site Sefa-utaki, inherited from Ryukyu Kingdom.
What is Sefa Utaki? Sefa-utaki is in Nangi city, Okinawa. Utaki is a sacred space that surrounds the Nansei Islands. Sefa-utaki is said to be the
Yuki no Otani
2015.05.27
Take a walk at “Yuki-no-Otani” in Toyama Prefecture and experience the awesome size of the walls of snow that are over 10 meters tall!
Huge walls of snow are created after removing the snow! Have you heard of Yuki-no-Otani? It might be familiar to those who like to ski, because
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cat walking the street
2015.05.26
A pilgrimage to “Kudakajima Island” in Okinawa, said to be the closest to Niraikanai, a paradise across the ocean.
20 minutes away from mainland Okinawa by ferry, it’s where Okinawa starts. Kudakajima Island is a 7.75 km long flat Island floating 5km from Ch
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2015.05.25
Featured articles on Okinawa: Exploring the Valley of Gangala! Let’s enjoy some time in a large cave and experience the vast and ancient nature of Okinawa.
What is the Valley of Gangala? The valley of Gangala is located 30 min from the city of Naha and Naha Airport by car. There are other great pla
takizakura
2015.05.18
Photos of the short lived cherry blossom tree “Takizakura,” in Miharu city taken by Tadaima Japan photographer, Yuri Suzuki.
Takizakura in Miharu-city Miharu-city is in Tamura-gun, Fukushima Prefecture. As the city’s name suggests, the flowers of Ume, Peach, and Cherry bl
2015.05.04
Another ‘side’ of Hateruma Island can be seen from "Takanazaki" Point
Feel the kindness and harshness of nature. Having previously introduced Hateruma Island’s beautiful beach, I actually have more recommendations f
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
2015.04.06
With the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, the “Higashi Chaya-gai” or traditional old teahouse street in Kanazawa has been getting a lot of attention.
Chaya(teahouse) street is an important heritage of Gion, Kyoto. This street is located on the east side of Asano River, in Kanazawa city, Ishikaw
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
2015.03.13
It’s ends March 15th, so don’t miss this last chance to experience Kyoto’s elegance during “Hanatouro,” an evening illumination festival with flowers.
”Hanatouro” is a new seasonal tradition in Kyoto Higashiyama During this event you can see temples/shrines and streets in the area ill
2015.03.10
Only in Japan! Let's go to ”Kanazawa station”, voted one of the World's most beautiful stations.
This beautiful station is drawing attention from around the world. After the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train), Kanazawa is bustl
2015.03.03
Crab, Yellowtail, and Many More Winter Delicacies at Kanazawa's Kitchen, the ”Omicho Market!”
Let's Go to Kanazawa, Closer Than Ever With the New Shinkansen Line! On March 14th, 2015, the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line will finally be open to th
2015.03.02
Let's go to Japan's southernmost Island Hateruma. It’s where the beautiful “Hateruma blue”sparkles!
Nishihama Beach, the greatest attraction on Hateruma Island Look at the blue sky, white sand, and sparkling emerald green sea with all of its bre
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
2015.02.21
【WINTER】Enjoy fascinating scenery in a snowy region during the “Yunishigawa Onsen Snow Hut Festival”
A hot spring in the mountain valley where a legend from 800 years ago still leaves its trace. Yunishigawa Onsen, a little known hot spring with a
2015.02.19
Glorious Mt. Fuji and the ocean can be viewed from “Azumayama Park,” where people come to relax.
Canola flowers are in full bloom! It’s like a carpet field of yellow canola flowers. Look at this picture! How beautiful and vivid is that
2015.02.16
The classic donburi dish, oyakodon! People can't get enough of its syrupy texture
It's made from chicken and egg; that's why it's called "parent and child donburi" There are many dishes in Japan called "donburi", or rice bowl d
2015.02.11
Start from Mitsumine Shrine! Let’s hike up “Myohoga-dake” mountain, full of spiritual energy that cleanses your mind and body.
Why not hike up the mountain after visiting Mitsumine Shrine? We had previously introduced the Mitsumine Shrine in Chichibu. If you have time, we
2015.02.09
Have a relaxing tea time at the zen temple, “Houkokuji” with a beautiful bamboo garden.
Houkokuji Temple’s silent atmosphere is popular among visitors. Houkokuji Temple is located in Kamakura city, Kanagawa Prefecture. Fr
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
robicafe
2015.02.04
The café culture of Japan is limitless! Enjoy a futuristic teatime with robots in the Robi Café, open for a limited time!
The charming robot Robi's café There are actually various types of cafés in Japan. From maid cafés to cats and owls cafés, and many more. O
taiyaki
2015.02.03
Hurry before they’re gone! The crispy skin and hot stewed adzuki bean jam is the specialty of “Nezu no Taiyaki”
How about dropping by on your way to the Yanaka Ginza shopping district? “Nezu no Taiyaki” is located within a 5 minute walk from Nezu stat
2015.01.31
Nostalgia in Tokyo: a walk around "Yanaka Ginza" shopping street
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the town. Yanaka Ginza shopping district is located within 5 minutes from Nippori Station. The entrance to th
tsurugaCastle
2015.01.28
”Tsuruga Castle”, the Impregnable Castle That Withstood Enemy Attacks for One Month
The Symbol of Aizuwakamatsu Since Around 630 Years Ago Tsuruga Castle, which is said to have been built around 630 years ago, towers over Aizuwak
kakinohazushi
2015.01.24
What is the ancestor’s wisdom of “Kakinoha-zushi” , the cuisine traditionally inherited in Nara.
Opening the package is fun! What is “Kakinoha-zushi”, a local dish in Nara? “Kakinoha-zushi”(or Persimmon leaves sushi) is different from what yo
deer in Todaiji Temple
2015.01.23
Play hide-and-seek with a ”deer in Todaiji Temple”: A deer in Nara during the morning
Hello, as you can see, I’m deer. I live in Todaiji Temple in Nara. People recognize me as a sacred being because the God,“Takemikazuchi-no-mikoto”
mitsumine
2015.01.21
On February 3rd, Chase the demons away by throwing beans! Gomottomo sama’s “Setsubun” Festival at Mitsumine Shrine.
Setsubun is a bean-throwing event held at the beginning of spring to chase out ogres. Every year, Japan welcomes “Setsubun” on February 3rd. Sets
ouchijuku
2015.01.13
Time travel to the old postal town of “Ouchi-juku.” The best way to experience Japan’s older atmosphere!
Time warp to an old post town where Daimyo (feudal lords) had stayed. Ouchi-juku, nestled among soaring mountains, lies along the Aizu We
akagi
2015.01.12
The Holy “Akagi Shrine” is located at the top of Mt.Akagi
The faith from the Shrine is derived from the Mountain Akagi Shrine is located in Maebashi-city, Gunma Prefecture. It exists at the to
hikarinoie
2015.01.09
The "House of Light," an accommodating facility that merges the art of light with a traditional Japanese house.
An accommodating facility created by James Turrell, a master in the world of art In Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture there is a building called the
shibamata
2014.12.15
A day at an old nostalgic city. Wandering “Shibamata Taishakuten.”
Let’s go to Shibatama on a sunny day! Things to look for at “Shibamata Taishakuten” Shibamata is located in the Katsushika distri
tomioka
2014.12.06
What are the attractions of ”Tomioka Silk Mill,” a registered World Heritage Site?
Tomioka Silk Mill, which contributed to the modernization of Japan Tomioka Silk Mill was a model mechanized silk mill, established in 1872 by th
sankakupark
2014.12.05
Do you know where “Tako-yaki” paradise is in Osaka? Answer: Sankaku Park
You can fully enjoy these octopus dumplings or, “Tako-yaki” in Sankaku Park! Tako-yaki can be called the “soul food” of Osaka. It’s a cuisine th
asakusa chikagai
2014.12.04
How retro and exotic is that! ”Asakusa Chika-gai” is the oldest underground mall in Japan.
The underground mall that opened 50 years ago has lots of quirky shops. “Asakusa Chika-gai” (literally, Asakusa underground mall) was opened in 1
jingugaien
2014.12.02
Don’t miss it! The breathtakingly beautiful “Ginkgo Festival” in the outer garden of the Meiji-jingu Shrine
Until 8th December, the golden road filled with 146 Ginkgo trees is a must-see! The biggest part of this festival is the street lined with beaut
natatemple
2014.12.01
”Nata-tera Temple,” an ideal paradise for the ancient Japanese
A fusion of ancient animism and Buddhism. Nata-tera Temple is one that values harmony with nature. You can get to Nata-tera Temple in 15 minutes
2014.11.19
Let’s celebrate the Anniversary Year of “Moomin” at the Moomin Café, located exclusively in Japan!
Finnish-born “Moomin” is very popular in Japan. It is the memorable 100th Anniversary of the birth of the author this year! The Finnish-born fair
2014.11.03
You may only be able to taste this in Japan!? “Tamago kake gohan” (egg on rice) with fresh eggs
Easy! Yummy! Fresh raw eggs are the perfect topping for white rice! Rice is the principal food in the Japanese diet, so there are many side dish
2014.10.29
How would you like to try "Nagasaki Champon", a local noodle dish from Nagasaki whose name means, "to mix"?
It is cheap and highly nutritious! This local dish was developed from Chinese cuisine. There was a time period called "Sakoku" (literally meanin
2014.10.27
A must-see for anyone who loves large buildings! What is this underground shrine that protects the city, “The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel”!?
Large underground facility that protects the city from water hazards brought on by typhoons and rain. What is this big space!? "The Metropolitan
2014.10.24
Please try it if you don’t like raw fish, “Namero,” the local food of Chiba
Let’s try Namero and conquer your dislike of raw fish! Some people don’t like raw fish even though they like Japanese food. We have one food we
2014.10.21
You should try “Kushikatsu,” a special food of Osaka with a golden rule.
Unique foods of Osaka are not only “Takoyaki” and “Okonomiyaki”… Kushikatsu is also one of the many special foods of Osaka. It’s a prepared with
2014.10.20
Is this a Pet shop? No, It’s a café! “Birds Café” is catching on now!
There is good place to get in touch with lovely birds Do you have any pets? Dog? Cat? Tropical fish? Chameleon? There are so many kinds of pet
2014.10.18
The world’s first experiential 3D projection mapping in “Enoshima Aquarium”!
Enoshima Aquarium celebrates 10 years since it’s reopening Enoshima Aquarium’s night aquarium is open from this summer until Sunday November 3
2014.10.17
Cooking on a roof tile?! Have a taste of “Kawara Soba,” a Yamaguchi Prefecture specialty
This weird cooking technique was born in battle In the City of Shimonoseki, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, there is a local cuisine called kawara soba. It
2014.10.15
【AUTUMN】A vast golden carpet, the Sengokuhara Japanese “Pampas Grass Field in Hakone”
Japanese pampas grass, a symbol of autumn in Japan nears its peak viewing season In Japan, when autumn arrives, Japanese pampas grass turns gold
2014.10.14
“Hakari-me-Don,” The best eel of Japan and a well-known product of Futtsu city, Chiba prefecture, caught in Tokyo Bay.
“Edomae-anago (conger)” is loved by the people who were born in Edo (Tokyo) Most Japanese would say that the answer is eel if you ask them which
2014.10.07
Feel free to enjoy the craftsmanship at the “Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum”
The modest exterior appearance provides a sense of Japanese elegance As the name suggests, the "Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum" is a m
2014.09.22
Experience the lion dance fortune at “the Kanda Shrine” that has watched over Tokyo/Edo for centuries!
Built on the land of Edo some 1300 years ago, the Kanda Shrine has been watching over Tokyo for centuries. Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples ar
2014.09.20
Mount Aso… Where You Can Feel the Pulse of the Earth in the Volcanic Country of Japan.
We are truly saddened by the unfortunate events surrounding the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake and give our utmost condolences to those affected.Our heart
2014.09.17
Fantastic scenery at one of Japan's main hot springs. Catch a special moment at “Lake Kinrin”
Relax at "Yufuin", the land of hot springs engulfed by nature. Yufuin, Oita, is a hot spring area boasting a large volume of hot spring water. So
2014.08.28
Founded 230 years ago. "The oldest cheap sweets-store in Japan", loved by many from children to adults
Built in the middle of the Tokyo, it has an old-fashioned, retro scenery In your country, is there small, cheap candy meant for children? In Japan
2014.08.14
Rainwater showers upon an active volcano, taking 50 years to become beautiful, delicious spring water at “Shirakawa Spring”
You can take this clean, delicious water home with you! Japan is a country that is greatly abundant with water. There are clean water sources, su
2014.07.31
Purify your mind at a Zen temple: A stay at Rokuo-in
Our temple offers accommodation exclusively for women, so you can feel comfortable staying even on your own. Rokuo-in is located near Togetsu-kyo