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
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
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
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
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