Bridging Tokyo Bay, Koto and the man-made island Wakasu, the Tokyo Gate Bridge was first opened in February 2012. Also called the “Dinosaur Bridge” due to its unusual shape, the Tokyo Gate Bridge is a 2.6km long truss bridge which allow, around 32,000 vehicles daily to cross one part of Tokyo to another [...]

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Built in 1916 during the Taisho period, the Uchiko Za Theater is a kabuki theater located in the center of the city of Uchiko in Ehime (Shikoku).  Not maintained for many years, the city of Uchiko and many locals, decided in 1982 to restore the Za Theater and give the place a second chance. […]

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We’ve covered Shibuya many times in the past.  We’ve made a short walking tour video before of the area, but we have to admit that we are fascinated by the place and we could not resist shooting yet another walking video of Shibuya, this time in winter! We hope you will enjoy this new […]

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Just two days after the Toka Machi Market at Hikawa Shrine, the city of Saitama holds the Juninichi-Machi Market each December 12th. Started around the Meiji period (from 1868 to 1912). The Juninichi-Machi Market with the Tsuki Shrine as it center, features more than 800 street stalls selling everything from food to good luck rakes […]

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An hour and half away by plane from Tokyo, Uchiko City, located in Ehime prefecture is a hidden gem that can only be found in Japan. While we have a lot coming up for you about Uchiko in the coming few weeks, we wanted to start this video tour of this wonderful city with […]

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A remnant of a once larger temple from the Jodo sect and first built during the 8th century, Tamba Kokubun-ji is one of many Kameoka City major cultural properties as well as been designated a national historical site. Too often ignore by tourists, foreign or not, Tamba Kokubun-ji is a gorgeous little temple where […]

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Miho no Matsubara is one of the most beautiful scenic areas of the Miho Peninsula in the Shimizu ward of Shizuoka City. Featuring a seven kilometer long seashore lined with pine trees, Miho no Matsubara is the birthplace of the Hagoromo legend and one of the most performed Japanese Noh plays of all time. […]

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Built in the latter half of the 16th century by the daimyo Sanada Masayuki, Ueda Castle, or in Japanese Ueda-jo, was one of Nagano's major castles as well as a force to recon with and this primarily is thanks to the skill of Sanada Masayuki in war strategies and tactics. Destroyed after the battle […]

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Yamada Onsen is an onsen (hot spring) village located in Nagano and is famous for its many ryokans. Like many onsen villages Yamada Onsen does not offer much however, we could argue that this is what exactly what onsen villages are designed to be; a place where you can relax and enjoy nature in […]

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uring the Edo period, commerce between Kyoto and Edo (Tokyo) was made possible via a unique “highway” known as that time as the Tokaido. Being the economic lifeline between these two major cities, the Tokaido was monitored both economically and politically and featured many heavily militarised checkpoints. Rebuilt in 2007, the Hakone checkpoint was one […]

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oday’s video will be all about the Tokyo driving experience where we will drive from Toyosu, near Odaiba up to Ueno while driving across the famous Rainbow bridge, through Ginza and up to our final destination of Iriya (just after Ueno) which also marks the end of this section of the Shuto Expressway.

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orita-en or in english the Mortia’s Garden, is an old family farm located north of Tokyo in the prefecture of Saitama and just a few km away from the city of Chichibu. Belonging to Mr Morita and his wife, this orchard has been growing oranges, citrus and other mikans for decades! Sold across the prefecture […]

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