Area: Shikoku (Page2)
Shikoku is one of the four main islands of Japan, and includes the prefectures of Ehime, Kagawa, Kochi and Tokushima. The region is famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage.
A visit to Shikoku, Japan’s fourth largest island, is not complete without hopping on the Anpanman train that fulfils all childhood’s fantasies. Anpanman, the iconic superhero whose head is made of bean-filled bread, can be spotted everywhere in Japan from baby’s products to children’s toys to food items and even transportation.
June 6, 2015
Sanuki udon is probably one of the most (if not the most) popular udon or wheat noodle in Japan. Hailing from Kagawa, the modern name of Sanuki , Sanuki udon is most well-known for its very firm and elastic, chewy texture or what the locals describe as “Koshi ga aru”.
May 9, 2015
Like many people in Japan, I work a Monday to Friday, though not always 9 to 5, white collar job. It can be stressful at times, and it can also wear you down physically as well as mentally.
May 8, 2015
When I am tired of the mundane routine activities and hectic days during the week, I take a break during weekends - the best time for natural tourism.
April 20, 2015
Kiya Ryokan is a unique kind of Ryokan where the modern and the traditional come together and is a Ryokan experience unlike any other! It is located in the heart of Uwajima a city in the south of Ehime prefecture.
April 12, 2015
It is hard to believe, but Japan does indeed have an Udon Prefecture. Located on the small island of shikoku, Kagawa is famously known as the “Udon-ken” for being very famous with these delicious thick wheat floured noodles.
April 6, 2015
I have often visited Matsuyama in my free time, and the best thing about it would have to be the beautiful Matsuyama castle sitting upon Mount Katsuyama in the middle of the city center of Ehime prefecture. This castle was built continuously since 1603 and is one of the twelve original castles in Japan that were built before the Edo era and is still intact till today.
March 15, 2015
Ehime is located on the smallest island of Japan, Shikoku island, more than 500 kilometres far from Tokyo. The biggest city in Ehime is Matsuyama. You will find the combination of modernity and tradition in this city.
February 26, 2015
Ritsurin Garden, designated as one of Japan’s National Scenic Beauty, is a Japanese garden located in Kagawa Prefecture of Shikoku Island. It took 100 years for construction that started as early as 1625 by the feudal lord of Takamatsu at the time, Ikoma Takotoshi.
January 24, 2015
In this second part of our guide to the Naruto Whirlpools, we will introduce you to our recommended restaurant and accommodation nearby.
January 15, 2015
A trip to Tokushima wouldn't be complete without viewing the Naruto Whirlpools. We will introduce you to the restaurants, accomodation options and sightseeing spots near the Naruto Whirlpools.
January 14, 2015