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Rural area in Tokyo

Rural area in Tokyo

This may sound strange but you can find rural areas in the western part of Tokyo metropolitan. In this post, I would like to introduce Sawai Station, a station of the Ome Line. To get Sawai Station, ride trains about 2 hours from Tokyo Station. ...

Stairway to Heaven, Amanohashidate, Kyoto,

Stairway to Heaven, Amanohashidate, Kyoto,

Japanese people love “ranking in general. That is the reason why we all are lured by Top 3 such and such spot, food, scenery or whatever. The king of such Top 3 something is “the three most beautiful sightseeing spots in Japan” ...

Journey to the Center of the Earth” experience waits for you at the famous “mole” station

Journey to the Center of the Earth” experience waits for you at the famous “mole” station

Doai station (JR-East, Joetsu line, located in Gunma pref) shows you the world of “Journey to the Center of the Earth”. (Mr. Blue Sky)

One of the most prestigious sweets in Japan, “made-in-Ginza” sweets! How much is that?

One of the most prestigious sweets in Japan, “made-in-Ginza” sweets! How much is that?

Any idea about the price tag of the Japanese sweets made at the place where the land prices are the highest in Japan? KUUYA-Monaka is the gem of the Japanese sweets at an affordable price, but reservation in advance is absolutely mandatory, no ...

Tanabata

Tanabata

Tanabata, also known as the Star Festival is held on July 7. People write their wishes on small strips of papers and hang them on bamboo branches. It’s said that Tanabata’s origin dates back to more than 2,000 years ago with a Chinese story. ...

Bridge Over Troubled Economy, the Rainbow Bridge.

Bridge Over Troubled Economy, the Rainbow Bridge.

The bridge saw the “before and after” of Bubble economy, and the Godzilla? There are millions of reasons why you visit the Odaiba area (waterfront area of Tokyo). Trade show held at Tokyo Big Sight, the shopping or dining at Venus Fort in Aomi. ...

Odawara, the castle and 600 years old confectionery

Odawara, the castle and 600 years old confectionery

Say you are in Tokyo and wondering where you should go to see the real castle in the neighborhood of Tokyo. The answer is easy, Odawara! It is only 84 km (about 53 miles) from the Tokyo terminal and takes only 1hour and 20 minutes, even by a ...

Shaved ice saves the hottest day of the year!

Shaved ice saves the hottest day of the year!

On the day the highest temperature in Tokyo in 2017 was recorded, (it was 33.7 degrees C =92.6 F!), I spent a day in Mejiro (one of the swanky town in Tokyo and it is near Shinjuku) on a mission to explore the magical touch of Ukiyoe art ...

Zoho Sites recommended

Zoho Sites recommended

In the previous article, we mentioned Zoho Sites as a website building service. We recommend Zoho Sites if you want to reduce cost because you can specify your custom domain to your website at free of charge. In contrast, you cannot specify your ...

Advantage to use “japan-inbound.net” domain

Advantage to use “japan-inbound.net” domain

There are a lot of free website building services available on the net, such as Jimdo, Zoho Sites, Google Site, Wix. These services offer free domain. As an example, a website build on Jimdo free service can use sitename.jimdo.domain as its ...