Travel Destinations

2014.12.13
An old Japanese house with a coffee shop. Let’s find silence on hectic Omotesando Street.
300m away from Omotesando Hills, a coffee shop called “Omotesando Coffee” quietly stands. This is a coffee shop where many foreign tourists
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
fujisan
2014.12.08
Enjoy serious hiking on a day trip from Tokyo! Experience the "Roof of Kanagawa"!
The Tanzawa main ridge with its spectacular views takes you on a walk through the heavens linked to the city. The Tanzawa main ridge is called th
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
mame
2014.12.03
A regular dog on a regular walk part five, in “Tenno-ji Temple and Yanaka Cemetry”
Before we knew it, the cherry blossoms have bloomed!We dashed out of our house as not to miss this delicate period of full bloom.
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
mame04
2014.11.28
A regular dog on a regular walk part four, in “Izumo-taisha, Inasanohama, and Sakaiminato”
We decided to go on a trip to our hometown in Okayama prefecture. Uncle Goro drove the car. At the service area of Daisen, in Tottori
jindaiji
2014.11.25
The lovely waters and the abundant greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” will make you forget the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Lovely Waters and the Abundant Greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” Will Make You Forget the Hustle and Bustle of the City. Located in Tokyo's wes
2014.11.22
A regular dog on a regular walk part six, in “Nezu Shrine, Otome-Inari”
People go to worship at a shrine. So, I’ll also try it as a dog. Many foxes greeted me, and I said “Hi” to them.
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
2014.11.17
“Higashi-Jayagai,” a unique streetscape with rows of beautiful teahouses
An atmospheric teahouse district that was frequented only by high-society An atmospheric streetscape from the old days still remains in Kanazawa
2014.11.15
A regular dog on a regular walk part seven, in “Kibitsu Shrine”
We went back to my hometown with our baby who was born last year, and decided to visit Kibitsu Shrine in Okayama. We gave Mame a millet dumplin