A Must-see suburb of Tokyo, Chichibu Part 2

This is the second half of ”A must-see suburb of Tokyo, Chichibu.” In my previous blog, I shared some information; how to access Chichibu and introduce some places where you enjoy beautiful fields of flowers. This time, I would like to tell you about some shrines and a renowned festival where you feel Japanese culture deeply. Let’s get started! Three… Continue reading A Must-see suburb of Tokyo, Chichibu Part 2

Shinjuku Transport Hub

Let’s remember this nickname. This is an abbreviation of a bus terminal’s name. We call this “Basuta Shinjuku” which is “the Shinjuku Expressway Terminal” and the main transport hub in service for all over Japan besides Narita and Haneda airports. It is located in one of the station buildings and directly connected to the “New South Gate” of JR Shinjuku… Continue reading Shinjuku Transport Hub

A Must-see Suburb of Tokyo: Chichibu,Part 1

Chichibu is an area on the outskirts of Tokyo which is about one and half hours away from Ikebukuro, a big hub station in Tokyo. It’s quite accessible. In Chichibu, you’ll be able to have fresh air, experience other parts of Japanese culture, and appreciate beautiful nature. If you have some time during your stay in Tokyo, don’t miss the… Continue reading A Must-see Suburb of Tokyo: Chichibu,Part 1

Let’s go to Sankei-en, unwind and enjoy a great Japanese garden in Yokohama

There is a Japanese garden called “Sankei-en” in Yokohama,  Though it might not be so famous because it is local, it is loved by the people who live in Yokohama. It’s a huge garden and a ton of flowers and trees are planted there. You can enjoy four seasons of flowers. For example, various kinds of plums, daffodils, cherry blossoms,… Continue reading Let’s go to Sankei-en, unwind and enjoy a great Japanese garden in Yokohama