Historically known as a shopping district for electronic products, Akihabara has in recent years evolved to become a hub for the latest trends in a variety of thriving subcultures.
Ginza, Shibuya, Roppongi…these are great places well-known to tourists. However, there are many unbeaten tracks waiting to be explored. How about strolling along small alleys among the local people while enjoying local snacks? Definitely a brand new experience for you! YANESEN Explore th[...]
With a 1,000 year history of onsen pleasures, Gero is the perfect place to relax in the invigorating nature and hot springs.
Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, Shirakawa-go is famous for the well preserved Gassho-Zukuri farmhouses. Some are more than 250 years old.
Located in the northern part of Gifu, Okuhida is blessed with a 3,000-meter-high mountain range and numerous hot spring resorts. A great place to relax and unwind from the city life.
From adults to children, casual visitors to animal lovers, whoever visits Ueno Zoo is guaranteed a wonderful day. Still wondering where to spend the weekend? Ueno Zoo is the best choice, anytime for everyone.
Historical townscapes, cultural heritage, great nature, and mouth watering cuisine define the special character of Takayama, the best place to start your trip in Gifu Prefecture.
Denenchofu is one of the most exclusive residential areas in Japan. Designed according to Western concepts, the neighborhood of Denenchofu enjoys high-quality infrastructure and exudes a calm atmosphere. As if to satisfy the insatiable needs of local residents, the streets of Denenchofu are ful[...]
Ikegami area is centered on Ikegami Honmonji, the main temple of the Nichiren sect of Buddhism. The area is full of traditional places and was home to many writers and artists. The best way to experience Ikegami might be to immerse yourself in it and set your thoughts free. Ikegami HonmonjiIkeg[...]
Ota City boasts having the largest number of shopping street, or “shoutengai” in Japanese, in Tokyo where housewives socialize and do their everyday shopping. It is the best place for tourists to blend in with the social scene and discover hidden sights and tastes. KamataKamata is the busy cent[...]
Definitely want to visit the popular neighborhood, but not really sure where to go or what to do there? Take a look at the maps and the lists of shops and sites that you won’t want to miss in each area! HARAJUKU & OMOTESANDO Omotesando Hills Omotesando’s landmark, Omotesando Hills opened in[...]
The final episode of my trip to Yonaguni is all about seafood cuisine, especially the Marlins. The fishery of Marlins is only one hour away from Yonaguni. As I passed by the fishing port in the morning, the fishermen were already unloading the Marlins. I ate at two Izakayas in my nights at Yona[...]
As I was riding on a scooter along the main road, I passed by a small museum and hesitated for a moment before I walked in. There was no any other guest, and the museum looks no different from a local house. I said “Sumimasen”, and then an old lady came out from inside. “You [...]
Many people are aware of Club Med resort at Ishigaki-jima Island, but have you ever heard of Yonaguni-jima Island? Yonaguni is situated to the west of Ishigaki-jima Island. The monument signifies its geo location as the westernmost point of Japan. Only 111 kilometers away from Taiwan, it is sai[...]
Kitami City, the biggest city in Okhotsk Area, is a hub of East Hokkaido.