scenery

2 Nature Spots Loved by Locals on the Way From Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo

Narita Airport is conveniently located about an hour from Tokyo, and the route going there is blessed with rich natural surroundings. Here we introduce two gorgeous nature spots that are not featured in many guidebooks but are loved by local people. We also tell you the origins of the mysterious marsh that you can see…

8 Photography Tips on How to Capture Picture Perfect Memories in Japan!

Everyone loves taking photos when they travel, and Japan is also among many destinations that provide the best captivating photos in a single shot! However, it’s also great to observe Japanese people and landscapes in several different snapshots and in crystal clear detail. This brings me to friend of mine, Shin, who is an international…

Hitsuzan Park: One of Kochi’s Hidden Gems with a Stunning View

Many people venture to Godaison (五台山) to enjoy a scenic view of Kochi, but there are other beautiful ‘night views’ (yakei) hidden amongst Kochi’s green hills. Hitsuzan Park (筆山公園), not far from Kochi’s downtown, is one such place. Hitsuzan park commons.wikimedia.org/ To the casual passer-by, Hitsuzan looks like little more than a small hill curled…

Escape the City and Soak in Cape Nagasakibana’s Hidden Gems

Are you longing for that clear breezy air while listening to the beautiful sound of the ocean waves? Forget the city and head to the southernmost point of Kyushu. There you will find Cape Nagasakibana or Nagasakibana Misaki, in Japanese. It is a beautiful land blessed with mild weather and flowers that bloom all-year-round. There…

Must-read guide before climbing Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji, most familiar Japanese symbol, dominates the region southwest of Tokyo. Although Hakone is probably the most famous spot for Fuji-viewing, those with an aversion to crowds will prefer the scenic Fuji Go-ko region. Mt.Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan standing 3776m high. When its capped with snow in late autumn, winter and…

Shizuoka weekend getaway and amazing views of Fuji-San!

If you are in Tokyo and you are thinking of a getaway for the weekend then you should definitely plan to go to Shizuoka. It is quite close to Tokyo and there are several things to do around! Within Prefecture of Shizuoka, there is, of course, the city of Shizuoka, which is a medium sized…

5 Hotels with Romantic Views of the Illuminated Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo Skytree was completed in 2015 and is an iconic landmark in Japan. At night, it’s a spectactular sight. Why not consider booking a hotel where you will have a great view of the gorgeous tower during your entire stay? Here some great hotels that have amazing views of the Tokyo Skytree. 1. The Gate…

10 Most Beautiful Picturesque Sites in Japan

Japan is a country in northeast Asia that is not only beautiful with its nature and culture, it is also the uniqueness and the difference from the rest of the world that make it seem to be one of the blessed and magical places. Japan is a great destination for your holiday, its atmosphere will…

Top 10 Magnificent Waterfalls in Japan

It’s always nice to get away from pollution and work-related stress from time to time. The refreshing sound of water and the warm scent of nature simply heals. You can always choose the beach to hang out at, but if you prefer a rather greener view and to be close to the mountains, you might…

Happoen Garden, the hidden ambience of Tokyo

Japan is a country of nature. It has plenty of beautiful landscapes that are worth discovering. It is said that Japan is the runaway place for those who want to unwind with the help of nature. Why? Well, here is one of the thousands of reasons why. Happoen Garden r.gnavi.co.jp/ hisandhersphoto.com/ Happo-en (which means a…