Monthly Archives: June 2015

Mt. Moiwa (藻岩山 - Moiwa-San) is located in the center of Sapporo at 531 meter altitude. The summit of the mountain is the best sightseeing spot. There is an observation deck there which allows you to have a spectacular view of the city of Sapporo. The deck welcome.city.sapporo.jp/ To get to the...

Tokyo will never stop to fascinate us! Not only by the glimpse of metro city, the amusing Disneyland, beautiful rainbow bridge and Asakusa temple, but also by many other things that not many people know of. Tokyo also has many green landscapes from city parks, Japanese gardens to the...

Toya Lake in the southwestern part of Hokkaido belongs to Shikotsu Toya National Park. This lake is about 71 kilometers square in surface going 10 km east to west, and 9 km south to north. There is an active volcano Mt. Usu nearby which most recent eruption was in...

In Tokyo, there are many kinds of museums that you can visit. Some of them are history-related museums. Those museums normally have exhibitions related to the Edo period. Some museums seem to really be inviting us to see what happened in real life during that period, and have completed...

The best zoo in Japan, Asahiyama Zoo Have you heard of Asahiyama zoo? This zoo got first prize in a few Japanese zoo rankings such as on trip adviser. In this article, I will tell you the reasons why Asahiyama zoo got the first prize and what it's special features...

Kyoto is a fantastic city rich in history and culture that is a must-visit for travelers to Japan. Although it's a big city with lots of hotels, it can sometimes be difficult to find something that is affordable which isn't already fully booked. Here are three great hostels in...

Nowadays it is so common to go to Japan and stay in a hotel and then go around trying to learn about the country and its people. How about staying in an authentic Japanese inn called a ryokan? Ryokan: Traditional Japanese Inns These were started in the Edo period (1603-1868) when...

If you are a sweet addict, Japan would be like a heaven for you! In fact, there are so many sweets and candies all over Japan! And if you always wanted to make a candy on your own, there are some packages that you can buy. If you are...

Japan is a great place for hiking. It's clean, there are plenty of choices, and for the most part it's safe. If you enjoy hiking and you're interested in checking out a new place, try out Aso-Gogaku! Aso Kuju National Park beautyofjapan.jp/ Aso-Gogaku, often called the Five Mountains of Aso, is actually...

Visiting Japan surely include sightseeing, picture taking from here and there, walking around, and devouring the Japanese cuisines. After a long day of all the activities, it is nice to have a break at a certain place. We want to stay in a place where we can feel comfortable...

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