Tokyo has magnificent parks and equally impressive aquariums and zoos and here are the top picks.
If you go along the Miura Peninsula of coastal Kanagawa Prefecture, you’ll find unique destinations.
In Mashiko Town, Tochigi Prefecture, you’ll find a quirky and cool neighborhood. Here’s our best of Mashiko Pottery Town.
Hatoyama Hall is a western residence with Japanese traditions and English style garden.
Edogawabashi itself is a small town, but it has a strong creative community.
The cherry begins to ripen in early summer, and then the cherry picking season starts. Here’s a quick guide to where to get fresh cherries in Japan.
Nagano City developed as a temple city and now it has become the most popular city of a good balance of nature and city-life.
Atami is home to some stunning examples of modern art and architectures.
I visited the Egawa House, combining a visit to Shuzenji Temple in a one day trip.
We visited Yamaguchi Prefecture to see real locations of a “Our Map Trip” picture book which I have loved to read to my kids over many years.