Visit: Parks & Nature

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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
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
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
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
Okuooi Kojou Station
2015.12.12
Stunning Panorama and a Station in the Middle of Water, Oku-ooi - Shizuoka’s Hidden Beauties Part 5
Let’s ride the Aputo style train! After a good rest at the Suikouen inn, we got on the bus going to Okuizumi Station. A red train welcomed us: The So
2015.12.05
An Old Fashioned Inn in the Middle of Shizuoka Nature - Shizuoka’s Hidden Beauties Part 4
Hi, it's Sawaco! It's 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 art
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
2015.10.26
5 Places to Visit in Kyoto’s Mt. Arashiyama in Autumn
Hogon-in Temple: the best autumn foliage spot in Arashiyama During Koyo season, Hogon-in Temple (famous for its beautiful garden) and is open to th