Visit: Charming Towns

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2015.08.18
If you want to enjoy casual shopping, why not go to“Hiroshima Hon-dori Shotengai”!
It’s long and spacious! If you ever want to shop in Hiroshima, I recommend “Hiroshima Hon-dori Shotengai”, commonly known as “Hon-dori”. It’s so sp
The shop of Ootsu-e
2015.08.06
“Ootsu-e”, the folk art loved by travellers in Ootsu, Shiga Prefecture; Let’s go and buy one!
The folk art that was loved by travellers as souvenir Let me introduce this interesting shop that I found while walking by Biwa-ko Lake. There
book store
2015.08.04
“Kanda Jimbo-cho”the town to find rare books is also secretly known as a town of gourmet food.
A treasure box of rare old books. The ‘book town’ of Kanda Jimbo-cho. Do you like reading? I do! I love touring the second-hand bookshops, so I
2015.07.24
Relax in the 'Bath of Beauty' Hot Spring - Shizuoka’s Hidden Beauties Part 3
An extremely authentic Japanese onsen resort After looking around the Sumatakyo promenade, we decided to soak in a hot spring and relax. The Sumatak
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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,
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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
2015.07.06
You must visit, if you like Japanese history! The hidden village of warrior who prays a peace in Nara Japan.
The hidden village of a great swordsman The village of 'Yagyu' takes about one hour from the Kintetsu station by the bus in Nara. It is from live
2015.07.01
The most famously known shopping street in West Japan "Shinsaibashi-suji Shotengai"
Information Provided By OSAKA CONVENTION AND TOURISM BUREAU. Map Shinsaibashi 1 ~ 2 chome,Namba ,Chuo-ku,Osaka-City
Souvenir shop
2015.06.29
Let's go to the Samurai's village, Yagyu in Nara and eat traditional cuisine at "Jyubee Shokudo"!
Look at the restaurant’s sign… its logo is two Japanese bamboo hats! The Japanese swordsman’s home village of Yagyu takes about 1 hour to get to fr
2015.06.24
Try out a public bath in Kagurazaka, a geisha district in Tokyo
Feel the nostalgia from the Edo period Kagurazaka is part of Shinjuku district, in the middle of Tokyo. Naturally, you’ll find many large chain sto
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2015.06.19
Time Travel aboard an Old Japanese Locomotive! - Shizuoka’s Hidden Beauties Part 1
How to get there First, take the Shinkansen to Shizuoka city ; it takes 1 hour by train from Tokyo. From there it will take you an additional 30
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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
2015.04.24
Staying at an old Japanese house in Naoshima, Kagawa Prefecture will enchant you!
Hello everyone. At last, spring has come for 2015. How are you doing today? I am personally blessed with meeting so many good people and last year I