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Lake Yuno

Autumn was just starting in Nikko when i was there. Chilly weather with bright sunny sun, it was a perfect time to explore around...

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Yunishigawa Onsen

A great one night escape from the hustle and bustle of tokyo city, it's totally worth the journey. Heavenly place that was surroun...

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Mt. Takao Cable Car

Operated by the Takaotozan Railway, the Mount Takao cable car runs for the bottom half of Mount Takao. Needless to say, the unb...

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Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festiv...

On a good day, it is possible to capture a stunning picture of the Hirosaki Castle tower surrounded by blooming cherry blossoms ag...

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Senjogahara Marshland

The route to Senjogahara Plateau starts when you are at Yudaki Fall (Please do read my post on Lake Yuno to know more!). The wate...

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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

One of Kyoto's iconic place visit is its Bamboo Grove Forest! There are several ways to explore the Bamboo Grove Forest; Walking ...

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Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari Taisha is one of the shrines that is dedicated for the Inari. You will see a lot of fox statues along the way as the...

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government ...

Don't let the name "Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building" shy you away from visiting this awesome place! It an observation deck ...

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Kakunodate Town

Founded in 1620, Kakunodate in Senboku City, Akita Prefecture is a former castle town and samurai stronghold. No wonder the town i...

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Mount Chokai

Is there a mountain that can come close to the beauty of Mount Fuji? Mount Chokai, which lies across Akita and Yamagata prefecture...

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Mt.Takao (sightseeing)

Just an hour away from the city, Mount Takao is the perfect place to escape the bustle of Tokyo and enjoy nature at its best. B...

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Hirosaki Castle, Hirosaki, Aom...

In spring when the sakura are blooming, the Hirosaki castle is the place to be at! With more then 2500 sakura trees around the par...

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Amanohashidate

Japan has no lack of awesome attraction, but Amanohashidate stands out for a special reason. Not just because it is one of the thr...

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Sakura at Kakunodate

Kakunodate is a beautiful town that is known for their well preserved samurai houses which allows visitors a glimpse of their glor...

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Kegon Falls in Winter

Meanwhile I visited the Kegon falls during winter.. it was almost solid as it froze. Regardless, it was still quite impressive and...

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Horomitoge Lavender Garden

You may associate cherry blossoms with Japan, but lavender? Yes, you may not know, but there is a stunning Horomitouge Lavender Ga...

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Sapporo Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the grandest events held annually at Hokkaido. It showcases eye-catching snow statues and ice ...

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Nihondaira

Selected as one of Japan’s top 100 sightseeing destinations, Nihondaira offers a spectacular view of Mount Fuji and the beautiful ...

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竹田城跡 Takeda Castle

Takeda Castle Ruins is a wonderful fusion of Peru's Machu Picchu and Hayao Miyazaki's Castle in the Sky. It is believed that the c...

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Kegon Falls, Nikko, Tochigi Pr...

Kegon Falls is located near Chuzenji Lake in Nikko. You take a bus from the Nikko Station bus terminal and once you get here, you ...

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Shinkyo Bridge

At the entrance of Nikko Toshogu Shrine stands the bright red bridge called Shinkyo. Inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1999, i...

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Tokyo Tower

A spot JPOP drama fans will always be able to identify with - the most romantic Tokyo Tower where countless classics such as The T...

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Koiwai Farm

Koiwai farm, in the Tohoku region of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, is one of the biggest private farms in Japan, and far from a ‘regul...

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Kitakami Tenshochi Sakura Fest...

Tenshochi Park in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture is one of the 3 best Sakura viewing spots in the Tohoku Region and during the Sakura ...

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Inasayama

Japan has almost an endless list of attractions one can visit over the day. But in my opinion, when night falls, that is when Japa...

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Geibi Gorge (Geibikei), Iwate

From Sendai, take a train to Geibikei Station along the JR Ofunato Line. Geibikei Gorge is a sight to behold, and you can take a b...

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Shibuya Crossing

Possibly Tokyo's biggest attraction, the Shibuya crossing needs little to no introduction. Today, I'd like to share a tip with all...

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Lake Chuzenji

Lake Chuzenji is a beautiful and scenic attraction located in the Nikko National Park. This lake was formed nearly 20,000 years ag...

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Nikko Edo Village

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to walk among samurai and ninjas, here’s your chance! The Edo Village is a historical th...

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Yunessun Spa Resort

No matter how many times you had enjoyed onsen in Japan, Yunessun in Hakone will definitely make you even more bewildered! Usually...

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Nishiki Market

Known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, the lively Nishiki Market is located on one of the main streets in downtown Kyoto. With over 120 speci...

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Onsen

Onsens are really famous hot springs in Japan .It's not only about bathing , they are soo beautiful and gorgeous .Not only that it...

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Ningle Terrace

Located below New Furano Prince Hotel, Ningle Terrace is a cluster of quaint log cottages selling handicrafts and handmade art pie...

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Shorenin Temple

When in Kyoto, I always visit this temple. It is always very quite compared to other Kyoto sights. So maybe I shouldn't mention it...

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Arashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefe...

If you are into nature sightseeing, Arashiyama is the place for you. With the mountains as it's permanent backdrop, the pictures...

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Tobu World Square

This theme park in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, displays models of famous buildings in the world. The buildings are built on a ...

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Tsukada Nojo Restaurant

Japanese service at its best. My Japanese host brought me to Ikebukuro to visit Tsukada Nojo, promising me an 'experience like...

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Korakuen

Together with Kanazawa's Kenrokuen and Mito's Kairakuen, Okayama's Korakuen (後楽園) is regarded as one of Japan's three most beautif...

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Sapporo Snow Festival

Planning a visit to Sapporo in early February? Do add the Sapporo Snow Festival to your list! Held between early to mid February, ...

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Hachikyo Restaurant

Sapporo is famous for its variety of seafood and there are seafood pubs everywhere in the city. Unsure where to eat? I’d recommend...

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Juniko Trail

Because Aomori prefecture is in the northernmost part of Honshu, winters here can be very cold, with heavy snowfall. But you know,...

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Sannai-Maruyama Site, Aomori

The Sannai-Maruyama archaeological site is an amazing record of the Jomon people, a hunter-gatherer culture that existed in Japan ...

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Oirase Stream

Oirase Stream is a mountain stream flowing out of Lake Towada, Aomori Prefecture. It runs for about 14 kilometers through a forest...

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Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Fest...

Akita prefecture is only 3 hours away from Tokyo via shinkansen, which makes it an extremely wonderful day trip if one is down for...

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Jodogahama Beach

Take a break from city sightseeing and drop by Jodogahama Beach. With its clear calm waters and rocky shoreline, I think it’s one ...

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Beer Mount

Beer Mount at the Mt. Takao observatory has one of the best views and is only available during summer and autumn (June to October)...

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Ramen Yabuki

I live in Tokyo, but I’d make a special trip out to Shizuoka for the Kamaage Tsukemen (around 900 yen) at Ramen Yabuki, near Shizu...

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Kinugawa Onsen

How does a nice relaxing dip at a hot spring sound? Awesome right? That’s exactly what this resort offers, and more! The Kinuga...

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Oni no Yakata (Demon's Museum)

Oni no Yakata is a demon-themed museum. Inside, you won’t just find bad demons, but good ones as well. For example, you can lea...

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Mount Hakodate

Considered one of the best views in Japan, and receiving the highest honor of three stars in the Michelin Guide, the view of the c...

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