Celebrate the Bounty of the Harvest in Aichi!

There are festivals and celebrations of every sort in Japan. It seems as though there is a festival for everything, a shrine for everything, and a meaning behind it. I had no idea that each shrine had a specific meaning, and people come from all over to pray or pay tribute at shrines and temples…

Up up and away to Chausuyama Park!

A natural energy spot in Japan Chausuyama kogen sits at 1,418m and is surrounded by the Japanese alps and lush green flora as far as the eye can see. It is a spacious, quiet park where you can get lost in nature. Author’s photo Chausuyama is conveniently located between Aichi and Nagano prefectures and can…

Why Nagoya? Why Not!

When traveling somewhere, people will usually choose the famous touristic cities / places. They will go to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, then Hokkaido when they visit Japan. This is not a surprise as those cities offer various places to visit, as well as beauty, comfort, and shopping. But to give you more information that not really…