Monthly Archives for January 2015

Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park

Takino Suzuran Hillside Park is a large national government park located about 45 minute’s drive south of Sapporo city. This massive park is rich in nature, from waterfalls and rivers to forests. In the winter there are beginner hills for skiing, … Continue reading

30. January 2015 by Joey
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Nagoya City Science Museum

Nagoya City Science Museum has a landmark design featuring the spherical shape of the world’s biggest planetarium with a diameter of 35 meters. In the building you can see a highly realistic starry sky that shown on the planetarium’s screen, … Continue reading

28. January 2015 by Joey
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Shiroi Koibito cookies

Shiroi Koibito has been popular for over 30 years from the Northern Land – Hokkaido. The famous white chocolate is sandwiched between the freshly baked langue de chat biscuits. The mountain on the Shiroi Koibito cookie box is Mt. Rishiri, … Continue reading

28. January 2015 by Joey
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Gokoku shrine, Sendai

Gokoku shrines are Shinto shrines, in which soldiers and military personnel are worshiped. In principle there is only one major Gokoku shrine in each prefecture and the honored are Japanese war dead from the same prefecture. Their names are individually … Continue reading

26. January 2015 by Joey
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Ginza Kabukiza Hiroba

This is the basement level of the Kabukiza Theater in Ginza. If you are a fan of the Japanese traditional performance – Kabuki, you can also buy various souvenirs: Kabukiza goods, Japanese-style confectionery, Japanese fashioned general merchandise widely available on the … Continue reading

26. January 2015 by Joey
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