The Kanto area includes the Tokyo area as well as six prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa. It is the most urbanized part of Japan.
The Japanese name of the museum is Kitte no Hakubutsukan 切手の博物館, as a postage stamp is called “kitte” (切手) in Japanese. The museum is also the office of the Japan Philatelic Society (established in 1946) and its affiliated organizations.
November 11, 2017
Having lived in Tokyo for the past 3 years and being a photographer, here are a few very photogenic spots in Tokyo I would highly recommend.
November 8, 2017
He is perhaps, one of, if not the most internationally acclaimed and most talked about Japanese architects in the world, with a red carpet of glittering awards and citations from all parts of the globe—Japan, U.S., Italy, France, and others.
October 31, 2017
A few of the signature dishes include the tsukemen (dipping noodles), which are freshly prepared wheat noodles al dente with egg and slivers of roasted pork. The broth is heavenly, with a combination of miso and other remarkable flavors that leave you wanting second helpings over and over.
October 21, 2017
One unique spot in Kawasaki is the popular Anata no Warehouse, meaning “your warehouse”, which some people nickname the “adult arcade”. It is only a few minutes’ walk from Kawasaki Station and is the main hub for a night out for many people in Kawasaki and beyond.
October 17, 2017
With over 30 years of experience, Mickey House seeks to help those who look to improve themselves in the world of foreign languages.
October 7, 2017
The foliage season is approaching, so, although every street and corner is good enough to spot some red leaves, here below is a small list of places where to go for best viewing nature's signs of the changing season (Koyo in Japanese) in Kanagawa prefecture.
September 26, 2017
Light rain falls from the sky above the shrine and bridge, and suddenly my surroundings are enveloped by fog. The bright autumn foliage appears gloomier as everything gradually lose its visibility. But on other days the lake surface sparkles under the golden sunlight, and the sound of the waterfall is so soothing that it makes you want to stay as long as possible.
September 23, 2017
This guide will cover going up the ridge path and down the slope back to the city with a distance of about 15km and an elevation gain of about 1100m. This is also the path I took for a one-day trip.
September 16, 2017