“When is the best time to view Mt. Fuji from Hakone?”

Possibility of viewing Mt. Fuji Winter is the best time to view Mt. Fuji as the possibility of her whole view is higher than 50% and Hako...

“Autumn color with Mt. Fuji from Hakone”

I visited Hakone on Nov. 26th with my guests from Philippin. We enjoyed the speed of Shinkansen at Odawara station as usual but we were scol...

“Snowy day in Hakone, we managed to return at last !!”

I went to Hakone on Nov. 24th with my guests from Florida, USA.  It snowed in Tokyo after 54 years in November and it is a record in the his...

“Autumn excursion to Dewa Sanzan Shrines”

Five story Pagoda (Michelin ★★) If you think something wrong with a pagoda in a shrine, you know about Japanese religion well. Thats right...

“Autumn excursion to Risshaku-ji temple”

There is a statue of Basho Matsuo, a famous Japanese poet in Edo period. Rissaku-ji temple is famous for the Japanese poem in Edo period by...

“One day excursion to Itako”

1. Iris flowers are in full bloom now ! The Ayame or Iris festival is held from May 28th to June 26 at Itako in Ibaraki prefecture about 2 ...

“Tokyo's dry landscape garden”

Last week, we went to a dry landscape garden in Tokyo. I have been to the dry landscape garden of Ryuan temple in Kyoto. But I like the one ...

“Iris flowers will be in full bloom in the east garden of imperial palace !”

Last year, I went to the garden today to check the iris flowers. It will be the same at the end of May to June this year ! The garden of Me...

“Flowers in the east garden of the imperial palace”

The cherry blossom season has almost finished but there are many beautiful flowers comming to bloom one after another or all together. I hav...

“Hamarikyu, a Japanese garden”

Yesterday, I guided my guests from Philipine to Hamarikyu. We took Sumida river cruise from Asakusa to visit the Japanese garden from the ri...

“When will be the best time for viewing cherry blossoms ?”

Most of the cherry blossoms in Japan are Somei-yoshino which is a hybrid of two species; the one named “Edohigan” which blooms before its l...