Visit: Parks & Nature

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
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
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
2015.11.13
Seeing Mt. Fuji from another locale can be much more interesting than climbing up! Mt. Shakushi in Yamanashi Prefecture.
Going to Mt. Shakushi from Tokyo! I went to Mt. Shakushi, famous for its beautiful scenery of Mt. Fuji, because I was reminiscing about the beautiful
kenrokuen
2015.11.07
【AUTUMN】Let’s go to see the illumination at “Kenrokuen”, one of the top three gardens in Japan!
The autumn foliage is illuminated at Kenrokuen! Look at this beautiful sight! Kenrokuen is home to 340 maples, 60 Japanese Zelkova, and 420 various
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