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Summer days are fun when spent on the island of Enoshima (江の島). It is a small offshore island which is home to some of the closest sandy beaches to Tokyo (東京) and is just an hour drive from the capital city which is why it becomes an ideal destination...

As the Shonan Coast is well-known for its sea sports such as surfing and yachting, people would tend to think of the sun, sand, sea and summer when this area is mentioned. What I would like to introduce here is a serene gem facing the Shonan Coast and located...

Here are a few events for the month of June that will be taking place at the Enoshima Aquarium. If you are in Japan in June, why not go visit? image.mypl.net/ The Enoshima Aquarium is on the mainland right near Enoshima. The current Enoshima Aquarium opened in 2005. Bottlenose Dolphin Baby! enosui.com/ The Enoshima...

If you have a long weekend coming up, or just a single day blessed with the balmy weather, consider a trip from Tokyo to Enoshima (江の島). Author's photo Located in Sagami Bay, the island has a circumference of 4km and is connected to land by bridge 600 meters in length....

Fujisawa photozou.jp/ This past week, I had the immense pleasure of spending some time exploring Fujisawa, a city just an hour by train south of Tokyo. Located on Japan's Pacific coast, this city was once voted the most comfortable to live in in all of Japan. With miles of...

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