Awaji-Yumebutai is an out of the way complex, built almost only out of concrete and glass. It's a spatial dream; the waterfall, the pond, the botanical garden, the layered terraces with the most original garden ever are quite unique in their conception.
Namba Parks is actually the only green space of any substance in the big city of Osaka, besides Osaka Caste's grounds. It recycles more O2 than any other row of trees or gardens anywhere else in the city.
I've been to Kyoto a few times but I've never been to Miyako Odori. I've never even heard of it. But the more I learned about it, the more fascinated I was. I couldn't wait to go.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
Traveling alone in Japan provides much more flexibility than a tour group, you get to see what you want to see, for as long as you want!
This is about my experiences in Yakushima and how to get around if you aren't able to rent a car. I will also cover getting to the island itself without a car.
This article is about my trip to Sapporo and Chitose and some excellent reasons for visiting the area.
In structure the Japanese archipelago can be regarded as the higher portions of several largely volcanic mountain ranges, which rise from the floor of the Pacific Ocean and form a portion of the circum-Pacific
The timeless kimono is Japan's oldest and most uniquely Japanese style of clothing. I discuss the parts of the kimono, things usually worn with it, and other forms of traditional Japanese dress.
Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island, is a tiny abandoned island near Nagasaki. It shot to international fame after it was featured in the Bond film, Skyfall.