Visit: Parks & Nature

Tokonoma
2016.08.10
How about spending an nice time at a tea-ceremony room in a Japanese garden near Hakata station, enjoying matcha tea?
Hi! It’s HIDE from “Bura Bura Fukuoka”. Today I’d like to introduce an elegant Japanese garden called, Rakusuien. This garden is located in a resid
hitachi
2016.05.26
4.5 million flowers under the clear sky next to the ocean! Hitachi Seaside Park
Hitachi Seaside Park is located in Hitachinaka city in Ibaraki Prefecture. There are seasonal events where you can view beautiful seasonal flowers in
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
matsue_onedaytrip
2016.05.02
Don’t know where to visit in Matsue? Just go everywhere!
Matsue City, dubbed as both the “Land of the Gods” and “Venetia of Japan”, has such deep history and beautiful scenery that it is almost impossible to
Herding deer
2016.04.03
Deer herding to the beautiful sounds of a horn in Nara!
Herding deer started in 1892 with the establishment of a shelter for deer called Rokuen. The building was lost during the war, but rebuilt, and they h
Sunset on lake Shinji
2016.03.27
Let the rays of the beautiful sunset over Lake Shinji seep into your skin!
Lake Shinji at Matsue city offers everything from beautiful sun rays to Japanese tea ceremonies; Beautiful Japan is everywhere around this lake!
Shiraito Falls
2016.03.26
Let’s relax at Shiraito Falls in Shizuoka Prefecture after visiting Mt. Fuji!
There are several waterfalls called Shiraito in Japan, and the most famous is in Shizuoka Prefecture. It is relatively large compared to others in Jap
2016.03.23
【SPRING】Cherry Blossom observation spots in Eastern Tokyo
When the cherry blossoms bloom, you’ll know that the spring season is coming to Japan. For centuries, watching the cherry blossom trees bloom is a gre
Tsukudaya
2016.02.05
Tsukudaya, an old Japanese guest house on Oki Island, Shimane Prefecture.
A 120-year-old house converted into a guesthouse Tsukudaya used to be the home of a village leader. It was reformed into a guesthouse and was dif
Events for the second half of February
2016.01.27
【SPRING】Enjoy spring flowers and a snow festival! Events for the second half of February 2016
Wed, 10th February to Thurs, 10th March: The 26th Annual Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival in Kawazu city, Shizuoka Prefecture Cherry blossoms in Kawa
The Castle Road in the Sky
2016.01.06
Mount Aso
Stunning scenery that can be seen during the day and into the evening In the morning you can view the sunrise in the sea clouds, if you’re lucky. Y
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
Mt. Fuji
2015.12.24
Grab an English map and have a look at the stylish, retro restaurants at the foot of Mt. Fuji!
The hidden restaurants and bars that you don’t know about, are here! There are many great Japanese restaurants such as yakitori, sushi, soba, and e
Okuooi Kojou Station
2015.12.12
You can go for 2 days and 1 night~A hidden trip in Shizuoka~Vol. 5 The hidden location on the water, 『Okuooi Kojou Station』!
Let’s ride the Aputo style train! We got a good rest at the Suikouen, gave our farewells to Sumatakyou, and got on the bus going to Okuizumi Stat
Suikoen
2015.12.05
A one-day trip to Shizuoka’s hidden region. Vol. 4: Have a relaxing holiday at the Japanese inn, “Suikoen”.
Hi, I am Sawaco and its been a long time since I wrote my last article. I would like to say sorry to the readers who have been looking forward to an a