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SIGHTSEEING

Tohoku's 3 Unbelievably Awesome Summer Festivals

Tohoku's 3 Unbelievably Awesome Summer Festivals

The period from July to mid-September is summer festival time in Japan. In this article I'd like to introduce you to what are called the Three G...

Amazing Digital Art Museum 'teamLab Borderless' Opens in Tokyo!

Amazing Digital Art Museum 'teamLab Borderless' Opens in Tokyo!

'teamLab', a well-known creative group that combines art with technology, has inaugurated t...

5 Lesser-Known Photogenic Spots in Kamakura

5 Lesser-Known Photogenic Spots in Kamakura

The towering figure of the Great Buddha statue; the gorgeous flowers of Meigetsuin Temple; the dreamy b...

Traverse the Japanese Countryside on a Steam Locomotive! Oigawa Railway in Shizuoka

Traverse the Japanese Countryside on a Steam Locomotive! Oigawa Railway in Shizuoka

Did you know that there's a place in Japan where you can ride a retro steam locomotive through beauti...

Travel by Enoshima Electric Railway one-day tickets to Kamakura/Enoshima

Travel by Enoshima Electric Railway one-day tickets to Kamakura/Enoshima

The views of the Shonan coastline from Kamakura to Enoshima Station are truly beautiful. With Enoshima ...

Yakatabune, Cruising Tokyo on a Traditional Japanese Boat

Yakatabune, Cruising Tokyo on a Traditional Japanese Boat

Lavishly decorated boats, used to entertain guests by rich merchants and nobles were all the rage back i...

Yokohama First-Timer: 20 Things to Do in Tokyo's Port City Neighbor

Yokohama First-Timer: 20 Things to Do in Tokyo's Port City Neighbor

Just about a 40 minutes train ride from Tokyo, Yokohama is a beautiful port city with a rich history. Here ...

Hiking in Nagano Prefecture! Northern Japan Alps Panorama-Ginza and Azumino Sightseeing

Hiking in Northern Japan Alps Panorama-Ginza!

The Northern Japan Alps Panorama-Ginza is a hiking trail that traverses Mount Chogatake, Mount Jonen, ...

Best Times and Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan! Sakura Forecast for 2018

Sakura Forecast for 2018 in JAPAN

This sure was a rough winter in Japan. After experiencing the coldest temperature in 48 years the countr...

Jewelry Ice: This Beach in Hokkaido Fills With Glittering Gemstones in Winter

Jewelry Ice: This Beach in Hokkaido Fills With Glittering Gemstones in Winter

Jewelry ice is a unique spectacle that takes place every winter along Otsu Beach in Toyokoro Town, south...

A Tour of Tokyo's 10 Most Unique Shopping Streets

A Tour of Tokyo's 10 Most Unique Shopping Streets

Shopping in Japan can be a real treat. Being a big metropolis, Tokyo comes with plenty of options for a fun ...