Visit: Parks & Nature

2017.03.20
A Japanese garden full of seasonal flowers; Hama-rikyu Gardens in Tokyo. Easy to reach by water bus from Asakusa and Odaiba!
Hama-rikyu Gardens is a typical feudal lord’s garden from the Edo period with an area of 250,215 square meters. It also has a tidal pond (Shioiri-no-I
Mt. Yoshino
2017.03.15
Why Mt. Yoshino is the Best Spot for Cherry Blossoms in the Nara Area
Mt. Yoshino, was registered as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004; it's especially beautiful during spring when you can view thousands of cherry blo
2017.03.05
The Keage Incline in Kyoto: a Great Cherry Blossom Photo Spot along Train Tracks
Each year during the cherry blossom season, the Keage Incline shows us a breathtaking scenery, with beautiful rows of cherry blossom trees on both sid
2017.03.04
The Secret Place to See Gorgeous Cherry Blossoms in Kameoka, Kyoto.
Are in need for a different place in the Kyoto area to see gorgeous cherry blossoms? Kameoka city, located 8 minutes by train from Arashiyama in Kyoto
2017.03.03
How to see Cherry Blossoms in Asakusa, Meet Geishas and Much More !
The Sumida River is located between the Asakusa area and the Tokyo sky tree tower area. Sakura trees beautifully decorate the river bank, but there i
Nishi park
2017.02.11
Nishi Park: Cherry Blossoms and a Panoramic View of Fukuoka
Nishi Park is located almost in the center of Fukuoka city. The Terumo Shrine is at the top of the hill in the park. About 1,300 cherry trees bloom d
2017.02.07
The 3 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka
1:  Tochoji temple Tochoji (東長寺) temple is an ancient temple founded in 806. It is famous for its 'lonesome cherry blossom' that you can see when y
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2016.11.18
Walk around in the autumn leaves of Tokyo. Photos of six selected spots!
Look at the beautiful autumn photos and find your favorite sites to visit!
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2016.10.26
A half day walk-and-eat tour in the Sumo town of Ryogoku! Don’t miss the historical sites, museums, and foodie destinations. Vol. 2
Ryogoku is famous for Sumo, but Japanese people don’t know much about the history and places we can walk around in Ryogoku. I introduced some nice pl
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
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2016.06.22
'Ajisai': Hydrangea, the flower of the Japanese rainy season
What kind of colors and shapes are hydrangeas in your country? Did you know that the original species of hydrangea is actually in Japan? The Japanese
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
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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