Japan’s Gas Mask Island: Not As Bad As It Looks!

You live on a tiny island off the coasts of some of Japan’s biggest cities. Your little town only has about 3000 residents. Everyone knows each other intimately. Your little island has some beautiful beaches and is famous for its taiko drum performances. You live an idyllic life. Until a horrifying alarm, that can be…

Have a Daily Slice of Healthy Cake at POMPON CAKES BLVD. in Kamakura!

Have you ever wished that you could eat delicious cakes every day without having to worry about your health? Well, this cake shop may be just the place you’re looking for. View this post on Instagram 我が家の1周年,2/5(火)は…宇宙一大好きな【 POM PON CAKES BLVD. 】の最高なお2人が,我が家に立って下さります!!泣 . 「もし良かったら,お祝いに我々がお店に立たせて頂くのはどうでしょうか?」という予想だにしないお電話に…0.01秒で「是非‼︎」と大興奮鼻息あらめでお返事する私。 地域に根付き愛されるお店であり,全てが真心で出来ているような温かさと誰もが幸せで溢れる空間。素晴らしいケーキと飾らない笑顔の皆さま。“お店の在り方”で私が最も影響を受けているそんな大切なお店です。だから毎年誕生日は決まってここに行き私の「良い1年」が始まります。 特別な日が,もっと特別になってしまいました。来て下さる皆さまにとってもそうであれば嬉しいなと心から思います。 当日は『 #レリビー1周年 』の様々な企画を大好きな皆さまに形にして頂きます。…幸せ者だな〜 21時まで営業しておりますので,史上最強に楽しい1日を是非ご一緒して下さい☺︎ . . #鎌倉 #梶原 #pomponcakes…

Wander Around the Charming Castle Town of Odawara – Just a Train Ride From Tokyo!

Odawara is attracting more visitors by re-opening Odawara Castle which recently renovated its viewing room. Located in the southwest of Kanagawa prefecture, Odawara has been playing a vital role since the Sengoku era (1493-1590). Due to the unique geographic nature, it was valued as a fortress and a gateway to Kyoto, especially during the Edo…

Let Your Inner Child Enjoy The Museum of the Little Prince in Hakone

Hakone’s natural beauty and cultural attractions make it an ideal destination for many travellers in Japan. One place that attracts many people is ‘The Museum of the Little Prince’ which is a tribute to the late Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a French writer, aristocrat, poet, journalist, and pioneering aviator. It is situated in a small French…

How to Enjoy Izu Oshima Island, the Perfect Vacation Spot Without Tourist Traps!

Okinawa seems to be the pinnacle of the dream “island vacation” for Japanese and non-Japanese tourists alike. However, there are a series of small, relatively unknown islands off the coast of Shizuoka that could be your dream realized (and they aren’t the tourist trap like Okinawa is). Dynamic topography and unique in character, the Izu…

One Day in Kamakura: 6 Places Not to Miss!

Are you staying in Tokyo and looking for a beautiful, green place with many attractions to visit nearby? Then you should go to the quaint seaside city of Kamakura. In the medieval period, Japan was governed from here and that’s why there are a lot of cultural treasures to find. Kamakura is easily accessible by…

Learn All About Rural Life in the Past in This Open Air Museum in Kawasaki

Are you interested in seeing traditional Japanese residences that existed more than 200 years ago? Why not visit the Japan Open Air Folk House Museum (Nihon Minka-en) in Kawasaki? It is an outdoor museum that showcases traditional Japanese houses that have been preserved over the years. It is also a sanctuary for folk materials and…

Enjoy the Fresh Sea Breeze and Stunning Yokohama Views at Osanbashi Pier!

Looking for a nice place to chill out and take in the sights of Yokohama’s waterfront? Look no further than Osanbashi which is sure to give you a breathtaking and unobstructed view of the area while offering various entertainment and dining options for people of all ages! History Author’s photo The name Osanbashi actually refers…