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.
From broiled eel to maple leaf sweet buns, Hiroshima will fill your tummy with sweet and savory treats!
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.
https://youtu.be/2UdDaIBmZuU Basic Info Tsukuba Wanwan Land Location: 〒300-4353 Ibaraki Prefecture, Tsukuba, Numata 5-7-9 (https://goo.gl/maps/WguvrbDV77n) Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Official Website (English, limited) Admission: Adult (ages 13 and up) - JPY 1500 Child (ages 3 to 12) - JPY 700 Senior (65 and above) - JPY 750 Infant (ages 0-2) - free Access: By Bus: From... Continue Reading →
Tokyo Past 3's YouTube channel is back, and it opens its 2017 run with a short piece on mortality and cherry blossoms, recited over shots of spring in the Kanto region.
Located at the fringes of western Tokyo, Okutama is a town that offers the quiet majesty of nature to anyone who drops by for a visit. I walked the Otama Trail for my first ever solo hike, which gave way to a lot of reflection.
https://youtu.be/HoIlSoJYh5c Aoi visits her hometown and sees it anew. Mizhelle gets pensive as she goes to a shrine for cutting ties. Mihyun drinks, and drinks again. A Filipino, a Japanese and a Korean - let this troublesome trio take you to the breathtaking scenes of Kyoto, as they forge friendship with good food, great fun,... Continue Reading →