Monthly Archives for May 2014

Canal City Hakata

Canal City in Hakata is a futuristic shopping centre/entertainment/dining complex with a canal running through it. It is very close to the banks of the Naka Gawa River. It is worth visiting for its futuristic architecture. It has a fountain … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by Joey
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Lake Kawaguchi, Yamanashi Pref.

One of the biggest event of the year Fujikawaguchiko Herb Festival will be held from June 20 ~ July 13 in Yagizaki Park & Oishi Park. You can enjoy the lavish and lavender beds, other kind of herbs, crafts, teas and treats, … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by Joey
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Tateyama snow corridor

This is the famous Tateyama Kurobe Alphine Route. From April to May, the road from Bijodaira to Murodo runs between up to 20 meter high snow walls. The snow corridor is most spectacular around Murodo where an approximately one kilometer passage … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Joey
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Mount Rokko, Kobe

The Rokko Mountains in Kobe are part of the Seto Inland Sea National Park. They have been a favorite spot for communing with nature since old times, not only for Kobe’s citizens but also for people from other parts of Kansai. … Continue reading

27. May 2014 by Joey
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Hanyu PA, Saitama Pref.

This special rest stop is located in Hanyu City in Saitama Prefecture, Tokyo’s neighbor to the north. The Hanyu parking area, situated along the Tohoku Expressway,  recently underwent renovations and  set about recreating an Edo Period townscape.  Everywhere you look, … Continue reading

25. May 2014 by Joey
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