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Smoke on the water: stunning Kagoshima, Japan

Talk about mixed first impressions. On arriving in Kagoshima, I am torn between being smitten and feeling deeply uneasy.<p>Smitten, because the southern …

パンとエスプレッソと | HitoBito Inc.

鬼金棒 (Kikanbou in Kanda)

<b>カラシビ味噌らー麺 鬼金棒</b><p>Ramenate and I headed out to Kanda on what would be one of our last ramen adventures together for the near future. We've got to make …

Le Musée ル・ミュゼ

• Address _ 14-3-20, Miyanomori 1-jo, Chuo-ku Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, 064-0951, Japan<br>• Telephone _ 011 640 6955<br>• Open _ 12:00~14:30(L.O.13:00)/ …

The Stunning Fields of Pink Moss (Shibazakura) Flowers at the Base of Mount Fuji | SoCawlege

If you ARE Japanese, it is recommended that you come in the afternoon when lighting for photos is best.<p>Fuji Shibazakura Festivalmount fujipink moss

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Saw Tooth Mountain and Giant Buddhas of Nokogiriyama, Minami Boso, Chiba, Japan

It was the longest train ride I had as far as I can remember. A 3-hours train ride to be exact, but then again, a day trip out of the city is what …

Skyscanner: Best Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals Things to do

Find places to stay, eat and play for every travel style.<p>Take Trip by Skyscanner with youLanding in a new city or planning a weekend at home?<br>Trip by …

Japan's Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail

Barbara Noe explores the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, where Kyoto's ancient emperors once prayed to deities in the trees and rocks.<p>Taking in a whiff of fresh cedar and sweet-smelling earth, hearing absolutely nothing but the sing-song of birds, I can hardly recall my day-to-day life. Job? What …

Zauo - The Japanese Restaurant Where You Catch Your Own Fish

Okay, I gotta be honest. I love gimmicky things. It's why I buy "As Seen On TV" products (like the thing that attaches to your shower floor and is …

Kan'ei-ji Temple

A Buddhist temple to honor insects that died for science.<p>Close to Tokyo’s Ueno Park, the Kan’ei-ji temple is a quiet pagoda far removed from the …

The Firefly Squid of Toyama Bay

Bioluminescent firefly squid light up this Japanese fishing port.<p>Watasenia scintillans, or the Firefly Squid, is only 3 inches long, but packs a …

Karuizawa Picture Book Forest Museum

Children's literature fills this museum and a forest surrounds it.<p>Nestled snugly in Japan’s fairytale Forest of Muse is the Karuizawa Ehon-no Mori …

Nagano's Darkroom

This ancient temple is set up to take you on a pilgrimage of self.<p>Japan’s Zenkoji temple in the eloquent winter Olympics city of Nagano is exactly …

Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

Historical theme park celebrating all things noodle.<p>Though the ramen noodle originated in China, that’s not stopping Yokohama from erecting a …

Yoro Park

Experience park where visitors are told to expect the unexpected.<p>The primary attraction of Yoro, a town located in Gifu, Japan, on the eastern side …

Studio Ghibli: Japan's dream factory

There are no heroes or villains in the work of Studio Ghibli – just magic, everyday wonder, and love. As the revered Japanese animators release their new film, From Up on Poppy Hill, Robbie Collin is spirited away.<p><b>The first thing you notice when you disembark</b> the train at Mitaka station, on the …

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Kyoto: 10 Things to Do

Be it capped by snow in winter or set against a lush green background in summer, nothing is as symbolic of Kyoto as Kinkaku-ji's golden reflection …

大雲山 龍安寺|Ryoanji

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KAMIKOCHI Official Website

One of the most scenic spot in Japan. Feature vast virgin forests of birch trees and Japanese larch trees.<p>Pioneer of Mountain Climbing in Kamikochi<p>A …