The Hama Rikyu (浜離宮) garden is a large beautiful park within walking distance of JR Shimbashi station in central Tokyo. It is one of the best examples of an Edo … Continue reading Hama Rikyu Gardens : Oasis of Green and Flowers in Tokyo
Iriomote island, the second largest island of the Okinawa Archipelago is famous for its fantastic beaches, some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the South Chinese sea and last … Continue reading The Primeval Forests of Iriomote Jima
The impressive Miho Museum is one of Japan’s architectural highlights and houses a breathtaking collection of ancient artifacts. The museum lies hidden in the densely forested rocky landscape near Shigaraki, … Continue reading The Miho museum : where art and nature meet
Stretching over more than 3000 km Japan is served by an extensive domestic air network. In this article the discount air ticket system for foreign travellers is explained. Unlike for the … Continue reading Great value domestic flights in Japan
Yubujima (由布島) is a subtropical flower island separated from Iriomote island by a shallow strip of Ocean. Measuring only two by one km, Yubujima is the smallest island in the Yaeyama Archipelago. This … Continue reading Yubujima subtropical flower island
Mitake Shōsenkyō (御嶽昇仙峡) is a beautiful and spectacular 5 km long gorge in the Chichibu Tamai Kai National Park. Shōsenkyō is considered by many Japanese travel magazines as one of the … Continue reading Day trip from Tokyo to Shōsenkyō
Jogashima (城ヶ島) is a beautiful small island made of volcanic rock on the southern coast of the Miura peninsula one hour South East of Yokohama. The tiny island lies opposite … Continue reading Jogashima island and Misaki port
Himeji Castle ( 姫路城 ) is enlisted as Unesco World heritage and a must see for every visitor of Japan. The dramatically beautiful hill top castle in Himeji (Hyōgo Prefecture) is a vast … Continue reading Himeji Castle, World heritage site.