Mount Fuji

Enoshima – The Small Island with Many Sightseeing Spots

There are three key dating spots around Tokyo that locals always talk about. The first is in Odaiba, the second in Yokohama and the third is the small seaside town of Enoshima – a short ride west of Kamakura. However, bustling with tourists and fishermen, the island is a beloved sightseeing spot for everyone. Even…

Where to Take Great Photos of Mt Fuji

Mount Fuji is an iconic mountain and now an UNESCO World Heritage site. Mt Fuji has been central to the Japanese spirit for hundreds of years and has been a site of pilgrimage. The climbing season of Mt Fuji is short, just two months in July and August each year because the conditions on Mt…

Hatsuyume and What Does it Mean: Sweet Dreams the New Year

Thereare a lot of firsts that are important to Japanese people in the new year – the first visit to a shrine, the first sunrise, and even the first dream! Hatsuyume (初夢) literally means the first dream of the New Year. It is traditionally believed it foretells the kind of year and luck you will…

Kamata: The Last Rooftop Ferris Wheel

In the past, department stores in Japan were a common place for families to hang out. Because of this, and to appeal to more and more families, some department stores had amusement parks on their rooftops; and the most popular ride that could be found was the Ferris wheel, which provided a majestic view of…

A Breathtaking Sunrise and A Fantastic Experience to The Peak of Mt. Fuji

A friend once told me she couldn’t grasp the idea of wanting to climb a mountain just to get down afterwards. But I say, you can only experience the best of nature if you search for it. It’s a reward only those who endures achieve. It’s like setting on an adventure to unravel treasures of…

Highland Resort and Spa in Yamanashi

There are many unique hotels and resorts in Japan. Some are traditional, some are modern and some are meant for different purposes such as the ‘love hotels’. If you are looking for rooms with extraordinary themes, luxurious interiors and fantastic views of Mt.Fuji, then check out this resort! Yamanashi Trip View this post on Instagram…