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Where Is This Park in Japan That Changes Colors as the Seasons Change?

The first time I heard about a burning bush was back when I was a child reading an Old Testament Bible, the Book of Exodus (if you are a Christian or familiar with the bible, I am sure you know about this, too). The book says that the bush was on fire but wasn’t really…

Explore the Legend and Beauty of Japan’s Famous Double-Peak Mount Tsukuba!

Tsukuba is a city in Japan which is famous for pilgrimages and in line with this, is also surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges. One of the most popular mountains in the area, as well as the whole of Japan, is Mount Tsukuba which is situated almost at the center of Ibaraki prefecture. It is known…

Experience Fukuroda Falls in All its Wondrous Glory All Year ’Round!

Did you know that Fukuroda Falls, located in Daigo, Ibaraki Prefecture, is known to be one of the most beautiful destinations in the autumn season in Japan? It involves a combination of water coming from Taki River, just above the falls and joins the Kuji River below. Due to its foliage of flowers in spring…

Explore the Third Tallest Statue in the World in Ibaraki: Ushiko Daibutsu

The third tallest statue in the world can be found in Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan in the form of a “daibutsu” or a giant Buddha. This statue is called Ushiko Daibutsu which stands a total of 120 meters tall or 394 feet (inclusive of base and lotus platform) and is made of bronze. It is…

Tsukuba Wanwan Land Where You Can Spend a Day with Adorable Dogs!

Dogs and humans in Japan have been companions for centuries. Dogs are very popular household pets in the country too and you can see people walking their pets in Japan every day. all-nationz.com/ Dogs are quite the adorable pets and many Japanese people would pamper their pet dogs like children and consider them as part…

Yabusame Lesson: Learn to ride and shoot like a samurai!

If you want to try a different and exciting cultural experience in Japan then why not spend a day learning to shoot a bow from horseback just like a samurai? You can do this by taking a Yabusame lesson! ikke.hatenablog.jp// Author’s photo Yabusame is a traditional form of mounted archery where competitors shoot arrows at…

Hitachi Seaside Park: Earthly Paradise in Japan

Hitachi Seaside Park (国営ひたち海浜公園), also known as Hitachi Kaihin is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Japan. Hitachi Kaihin is a sprawling 470-acre public park located in Hitachi, Ibaraki, near Ajigaura Beach. thisiscolossal.com/ boredpanda.com/ These fairy tale-like sceneries are not digital images of our most vivid dreams, they are real photos taken at…