YAMAGUCHI

YAMAGUCHI

All work no play makes Jack a dull boy. Yes! One cannot work their entire life without creating time for pleasure. With that said, one of the best places to spend your free time is the Akiyoshidai Safari Land which is an amusement park and zoo that is located...

Have you ever experienced a hot spring (onsen) in Japan before? For those that have, my guess is that perhaps you may have never experienced one like Yuda Onsen before. Yuda Onsen hot spring is an ancient spring which has been in existence since the year 1200 and also...

Have you ever wanted to discover an area in Japan that is less traveled, while staying in a classy, luxurious Japanese style hotel? A great place to go would be to do just this is Yuda Onsen, a hot spring town in Yamaguchi (not too far from Hiroshima). Situated...

The Kaikyokan is an astonishing place to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of a variety of beautiful sea creatures. Why not venture to the southwest of Japan to explore the underwater world and create some amazing memories. History retrip.jp/ The Kaikyokan was built in 2001 by the Nikken Sekki Company who...

Have you seen a steam train before? If you have seen one before, I bet (if you have any) your children have not seen one before. There is a steam locomotive train with an engine model C571 that was built by Kawasaki in 1937. The train has been well...

There are many different temples in Japan today, but there are, of course, some that are outstanding. One of the greatest temples in Japan is Rurikoji temple. Rurikoji temple is a Buddhist temple located in Yamaguchi city. This national treasure is best known for the great five-story pagoda...

Bulls and Cows have been a part of farming cultures ever since the inception of human civilization. Japan was a predominantly agrarian society in history and farming is, of course, still practiced in rural areas. Let's take a look at the bull festival that happens every year in Japan...

Located on the west side of Japan is Yamaguchi, a prefecture that is about a 5-hour train ride by Shinkansen from Tokyo. Yamaguchi is popular for its Kintai Bridge that is located in Iwakuni and is also a prefecture that is popular during spring for the sakura hanami. But...

For many individuals, the beautiful countries of the world can be seen and accessed through the pages of a book or magazine, or with the click of a button on a computer or smartphone. However, this indirect perspective does little to no justice when trying to capture the full...

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