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.
With the summer heat and humidity upon us, heading outdoors is becoming more of a struggle than a pleasant endeavor. And for people like me who aren't fond of high temperatures, Todoroki Valley promises a cool escape from Tokyo's sticky atmosphere.
Mother Farm is an easy day trip from Tokyo that you can enjoy with family and friends. Get to see and play with farm animals including cows, sheep and even capybaras!
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 Tsukuba Wanwan Land: A Chance to Pet 500 Dogs and Cats!
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.
Most of the leaves still wore the proud green of summer when I went, but a few had given way for yellow and red to take over. It was a very pleasant day for rest and retrospect.
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 Girls Gone Kyoto: Monkeys, Spice Challenge and the Scariest Shrine We’ve Been To