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Fall in love with the colors of fall at Hananuki Gorge in Ibaraki Prefecture!
What makes Shizuoka's oden so good? It's served hot, straight out of the pot and with fascinating stories.
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.
The Enoshima Electric Railway ("Enoden" for short) runs through Kanagawa Prefecture, from the traditional city of Kamakura to the island of Enoshima, with Fujisawa as the last stop. Designed with a vintage flair, its train cars are beloved icons that add a nostalgic flavor to Kamakura and Enoshima's easy atmosphere.
Fall is my favorite season, and my first fall trip of the year happens to be in the neighboring prefecture of Saitama. For this one-day trip, we made use of the SEIBU Pass and checked out spider Kinchakuda Park, Alishan Cafe and Akebono Children's Forest Park.
Drums, abs, and a whole lot of excitement. It's like EXILE, only way cooler.
It came sudden, and then sweeping—the memory of my grandfather.