Out in Chiba, there's a train line that takes you to tacky fish shrines and roof decks where you can summon aliens. Oh, and beautiful coastal views, too.
In the quiet neighborhood of Setagaya, the lucky cats of Gōtokuji beckon curious passers-by, perhaps saving weary soul or two.
Yes, cherry blossoms bloom in February! You can use the Misaki Maguro Pass to avail of round-trip tickets from Tokyo to Miura, as well as dining and leisure options. Check these two itineraries out for fun day trip ideas.
When Tokugawa Ieyasu died, Kunōzan Tōshōgū in Shizuoka Prefecture was built to enshrine his remains. They were lated moved to Nikko, but it is said that a part still remains in its original resting place. To this day, Kunōzan Tōshōgū remains a spectacular feat—an ornate shrine fit for a fearsome ruler.
One of the most exciting ways to explore Japan is by rail. On the first installment of Railway Diaries, we ride Isumi Railway's Moomin Train. Join me on a one-day trip to see Chiba's gorgeous green fields and historic towns. https://youtu.be/VG6CAwYa6cw More info to follow on a separate post.
Tokyo -- Spring has finally come and just as cherry trees have begun to flower, Anniversaire Cafe in Omotesando has also announced the start of their annual Sakura Fair! From March 22nd to April 18th, guests can enjoy sakura-themed items on the menu. Indulge in these treats while basking in the warmth of the spring... Continue Reading →