Iwachi is only two hour’s drive from Mishima Station in Shizuoka. The town is nestled in the heart of the seaside of Shizuoka Prefecture, home to many of Shizuoka’s most recognisable beaches and fishing spots. Since I was a child, Iwachi has been one of the most memorable beaches to swim at and to gather …
Staying at Art Biotope GARDEN MIZUNIWA in Tochigi
Located 30 minutes drive from Nasu-Shiobara Station, Art Biotope Garden Mizuniwa is one of the prettiest gardens boasting the beautiful residence, a greenery and pale blue ponds. This is a place for architecture enthusiasts to spend time to see how architects can design new gardens. The architect of this artbiotpe is Ishigami Junya. I had …
Cheking Inn: Zushi and Hayama
Zushi and Hayama are popular summer destinations thanks to their rich sailing culture and history. These incredible marinas are located on the west side of the Miura Peninsula, next to the Kamakura area. From Tokyo it is around 1 hour to reach the Zushi Station by train. Despite being a popular area for tourists and …
Checking In: Agritourism in Tuscany, Italy
My time in Tuscany came and went in a flash. But if we’re being particular it lasted two weeks, all of which were green hills, cream beage castles, church towers in the blue sky and way too many types of pastas. Although I didn’t quite find the details of the agritourism, I did ask my …
Where to Shop, Eat & Stay on Dogo Island in Oki
If you’re looking for local products on the Oki Islands, then you can visit Yao riverside area where you can find small cafes and homely restaurants.
Renting a Luxury Apartment in Tokyo: the Reversible Destiny Lofts MITAKA
Arakawa Shusaku and Madeline Gins built the Reversible Destiny Lofts MITAKAthese apartment as the first residential units designed “not to die” in 2005.
Checking In: Where to stay on Iki Island
This is a list of Iki’s accommodation where I prefer to stay for communications with the family and enjoying local produce.
Checking In: “Minshuku” Inns on Ogasawara Islands
We checked in and out of all the best “Minshuku” Inns on Ogasawara Island where I definitely would choose again, if I have a chance to visit Ogasawara next time.
How to Spend a Weekend in Singapore
If you find yourself around for the weekend, here’s how to spend a weekend in Singapore.
Checking In: Izumiya Inn on Taketomi Island
Stayed at Izumiya Inn for 4 nights on Taketomi Island. Each artwork, natural stone and native wood at Izumiya Inn was unforgettable.