ISHIKAWA

Take Your Kanazawa Trip to the Next Level by Staying at These 2 Luxury Hotels

Kanazawa (金沢) preserves many of Japan’s ancient architecture. It has several landscape gardens, ponds, streams, and castles frequented by travelers from different parts of the world. Thanks to the Hokuriku Shinkansen (北陸新幹線), it is even more accessible for people coming from the Tokyo area. If you’d like to enjoy the old-world atmosphere of Kanazawa, might…

Have an Affordable yet Comfortable Stay at These 3 Guesthouses in Kanazawa

Kanazawa (金沢) is the prefectural capital of Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県). Though it is remotely located, it provides interesting historical and cultural places to visit. It is popular for seafood and other high-quality delicious cuisines. If you’re a tourist who is interested in visiting the place, let me show you three affordable guesthouses which can comfortably…

What to Buy in Kanazawa: 7 Souvenirs From the Marsh of Gold

Kanazawa, the capital city of Ishikawa, straddles comfortably and confidently between history and modernity. Case in point: the Higashi Chaya District, a row of traditional tea houses whose interiors are stylish souvenir shops. Or take for instance the Kanazawa Noh Museum which utilizes interactive visuals and ancient masks that have been passed down for generations…

Enjoy French Cuisine at Bistro Todoroki-tei in Kanazawa!

Japan has so many Western-style restaurants, izakayas, or bistros worth visiting. One of these will bring you back to the Taisho period where restaurants with gorgeous dining rooms were a common setting. The place is called Todoroki-tei which is located in Higashiyama of Kanazawa City, a perfect place for a romantic dining experience. The place…

Soak in the Beauty of Nature and Japanese Tradition at a Luxurious Sanctuary Ryokan

At the tip of Noto Peninsula is the Yoshigaura Onsen (葭ヶ浦温泉) which was first established in 1579. Also, there is only one isolated ryokan (Japanese inn) nearby called, “Lamp No Yado” which was built around 1790 and has always been popular among guests looking for a luxurious onsen that’s secluded with has a great view.…

Have a Relaxing Ryokan Experience With an Ocean View at Noto no Sho Inn

Every weary traveler needs a good place to rest. A place in Ishikawa Prefecture called Noto no Sho Inn can provide the necessary things fit for the tired traveler. The inn is a relaxing haven situated on top of a hill that is decorated with ornate wood trimmings. Its rooms are nice, clean and quiet…

What Makes the Stunning Kenrokuen One of the ’3 Great Gardens’ of Japan?

With the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line in March 2015, Kanazawa has become a new tourism hotspot as it is more accessible now to domestic and foreign tourists coming from the Kanto region. How about checking out Kenrokuen which is one of the icons in Kanazawa? The 3 Great Gardens of Japan drive.nissan.co.jp/ There…

Don’t Miss These 4 Very Japanese Delicacies in Kanazawa!

Are you planning to visit Kanazawa? Some of the most spectacular scenery in Japan can be found in the Hokuriku region where Kanazawa is, an area located in the northwest part of Honshu (the main island). Besides having great destinations for travel, the place is also blessed with various produce coming from the land and…

3 Remarkable Reasons to Book an Unforgettable Excursion to Noto Peninsula!

Noto Peninsula is well-known for its coastal scenery and rural atmosphere and projects north into the Sea of Japan from the coast of the Ishikawa Prefecture. However, getting around the area has known to be quite inconvenient which is why rental cars have been greatly recommended. These can usually be rented in any of the…
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