When you’ll go to Hakone, don’t forget to visit Owakudani. The place is located in an active volcanic zone counting many natural (very) hot springs. The water contains a lot of sulfur and eggs boiled there become black. These “kuro tamago” are boiled at 80°C for one hour, then steamed 15mn at 100°C. It is […]

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Behold #Oshima majestic Mt. Mihara and its many craters, an active volcano surrounded by Tokyo’s only desert! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #bestjapanpics #loves_nippon #ig_today #retrip_nippon #visitjapanjp #instagramjapan #tokyo #everydayjapan #igersjp #beautifuldestinations #team_jp #japantrip #travelbug #travelgram #instatravel #lifewelltravelled #welivetoexplore #vscogood #travelstoke #natgeotravel #blockai #wanderlust #traveljunkie #explorejapan #picoftheday #japantravel #japanrevealed #explorejapan

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If you plan to spend some time in Odaiba, you should consider paying a visit to the Miraikan, the Science museum in which you may enjoy many robots such as the famous Asimo built by Honda, or human-looking androids. The museum also benefits from a nice design and from a relaxing atmosphere. I’m a big […]

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Joginyorai (also known as Jogi Nyorai) Saiho is a complex of Buddhist temples located about an hour drive from Sendai city in Miyagi Prefecture. The first temple was built just after the Genpei War (1180-1185) opposing the Taira and Minamoto clans during the late-Heian period of Japan. [...]

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Kawazu Sazuka, early blooming #Sakura (cherry blossom) native of Kawazu Village in Izu More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #bestjapanpics #loves_nippon #ig_today #retrip_nippon #visitjapanjp #instagramjapan #tokyo #everydayjapan #beautifuldestinations #team_jp #japantrip #travelbug #travelgram #instatravel #lifewelltravelled #welivetoexplore #vscogood #travelstoke #natgeotravel #blockai #wanderlust #traveljunkie #explorejapan #picoftheday #japantravel #japanrevealed #explorejapan #cherryblossom

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Behold #Oshima majestic Mt. Mihara, an active volcano surrounded by Tokyo’s only desert! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #bestjapanpics #loves_nippon #ig_today #retrip_nippon #visitjapanjp #instagramjapan #tokyo #everydayjapan #igersjp #beautifuldestinations #team_jp #japantrip #travelbug #travelgram #instatravel #lifewelltravelled #welivetoexplore #vscogood #travelstoke #natgeotravel #blockai #wanderlust #traveljunkie #explorejapan #picoftheday #japantravel #japanrevealed #explorejapan

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Sakunami Onsen is a village onsen outside of Sendai city in Miyagi. Discovered in 1300, Sakunami onsen quickly became quite popular and it still is to this day today. The village is nothing more than a huge resort now with a huge  five luxury hotel complex tailored around enjoying the […]

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Enjoying the rough beauty of the island of Oshima (Tokyo). Quite lucky to spend the next 72hrs in Oshima!! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #bestjapanpics #loves_nippon #ig_today #retrip_nippon #visitjapanjp #instagramjapan #oshima #everydayjapan #igersjp #beautifuldestinations #team_jp #japantrip #travelbug #travelgram #instatravel #island #welivetoexplore #vscogood #travelstoke #natgeotravel #blockai #wanderlust #traveljunkie #bucketlist #explorejapan #picoftheday #japantravel #japanrevealed #explorejapan

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Capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, with a population of over one million, covers a total area of over 780 km2. Founded in 1600 by Date Masamune who also happen to have its mausoleum Zuihoden near the city center. Sendai features some of Tohoku’s most famous festivals like for […]

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Build in 1646 in the heart of Matsushima city and nearby the majestic Zuiganji Temple, Entsuin is the actual mausoleum of Date Mitsumune, the son of the ruling local feudal lord Date Terumune who died at age 19 under strange circumstances that have yet been determined. [...]

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30 minutes away by car from the center of Sendai city, in the hot spring town of Akiu, you will find the gorgeous rock formation of Rairaikyo Gorge. Thanks to a 1km long hiking trail on both sides of the gorge you can enjoy some of Miyagi’s best natural […]

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Japanese traditional stage arts are sometimes hard for foreigners. But some such as this form of Nihon Buyo are a pure delight. Nichibu is very theatrical, halfway between theater and pure danse. Performers, both men and women (contrary to kabuki allowing only men on stage) are dressed in wonderful costumes, are accompanied by singers and […]

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