Yasuko Mochitani, proprietress of the Sarugakyo Hotel, has been telling folktales for more than 35 years. Listening to one of her bilingual stories set in this beautiful area is a wonderful experience for the visitor.
April 19, 2017
If you thought that cherry blossoms are simply a phenomenon occurring in spring, then you have thought wrong all along!
November 10, 2016
The sulphurous, rotten egg smell synonymous with high school science experiments that smothers your face and clothes as soon as you open the door of your car. But don’t let that stop you from planning to go there. In fact, I’ve grown to love the smell. If you are after an authentic experience, I highly recommend Kusatsu onsen in Gunma prefecture, which is always ranked in the top ten among the Japanese.
April 23, 2016
Japan has an abundance of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (18 in total) including an amazing 17 sites in Kyoto which are classified as one under the title “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”.
May 15, 2015
Located just over one hour from Tokyo in the large Tataranuma Park, the Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi was opened in 2001 as a branch of the Museum of Modern Art, Gunma in Takasaki city. The focus of its collection is sculpture.
March 16, 2015
Onsen Resorts in Gunma with a Wide Variety - Leisurely travel to Onsen-resorts in Gunma prefecture via trains, busses and taxis from Tokyo. Part 2.
Gunma prefecture which is situated about 200km (124mi) from Tokyo is blessed with a wide variety of onsen resorts.
October 2, 2014