Aside from the cherry blossoms, tourists also look forward to in June to see the beautiful hydrangea season. In Kanagawa Prefecture, the Hasedera or Hase Temple in Kamakura is one of the most popular photo spots for hydrangeas.
As a couple living only 30 minutes from Yokohama, we have been there so many times we’ve lost count. In many ways, Yokohama is like Tokyo’s younger and more chilled out brother. While not as crowded (usually) as Tokyo, Yokohama has just as much to do and see, and it’s because of this we’ve made […]
All these apps are free, very easy to use, and personal recommendations from someone who has lived in Japan for over 2 years. Starting from which train to take to choosing a local restaurant for dinner, these apps will absolutely help you travel Japan easy-breezy. 1. Google Navigation (or Google Maps) Google Navigation app are for travelers who don’t have any particular […]
Moving out of an old house and relocating to a new one has always been a challenge to many people – yuppies, adults and elderly alike. It is very stressful; there are a lot of packing and unpacking to do, stuff to move and tons of paper works to accomplish, not to mention it is […]
Japan has been known worldwide for their “yuru-kyara” (mascot) culture. (I have mentioned this on my post about Hikkoshi More). These yuru-kyara, bereft of social class and race reach out to the consumers for a product or service that a company offers. It is a good marketing agenda since the mascots become more relatable and accommodating. It […]
One nice thing about Kawagoe, it’s an all in one place making it very easy to explore. So whether you plan on traveling here by car, by Co-Edo Loop Bus, or even by foot, exploring Kawagoe and its Edo Period remains shouldn’t take more than a day. Kawagoe Sightseeing Guide Kawagoe is actually an ideal side trip […]