Heat in Tokyo these days. I don’t feel like going out at all. Even under that kind of weather condition, Shinjuku will be always crowded as below.
Cherry blossom season was already over when I visited Kyoto in the end of this April. If flowers are not available… may be something green? I took a train to the west part of Kyoto around Arashiyama, where many people expect for bamboo bushes. Avoiding […]
People who’ve never been to Kyoto will definitely expect for something really traditional Japanese, for example, temples. However, since I’ve been there several times, this time, I tried to focus on a scene with people in Kyoto both tourists and locals. Tourists – […]
Around the New Year’s Day is a good time to visit Japan. Japanese people become most religious this time of the year. Many people go to shrines or temples to communicate with god/buddha: people thank for all the blessings of the past year and wish […]
Over 3.6 million people pass by this station, Shinjuku. Listed as the busiest station on the Guiness World Records. The photo above shows far less people than the most crowded times. On the right side, a new bus terminal called “Busta Shinjuku” has been opened […]
A port city, Yokohama has one of the largest China town in Japan. But that’s not the only multicultural aspect of the city. There is a district called Yamate that preserves western style houses. I know foreign tourists won’t be really interested in this info. […]
If you go across the river called Tamagawa, it’s already Kanagawa Pref., so the left side, Futakotamagawa, is the most southern part of Tokyo. I’m very familiar to this area because I’ve visited here when I visit my grandparent in my childhood. They live at one […]