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Wellness Park Goshiki

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JAPAN TRAVEL
 A place to rejuvenate your body and mind on Awaji-shima
 
Awaji-shima, just a stone’s throw away from Osaka, provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is one of Japan’s hidden gems with a string of parks and hot springs that offer a place to rejuvenate your body...

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Alice on Wednesday

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An Alice in Wonderland themed boutique
There are many things to do in Harajuku: a visit to the Meiji Shrine, a walk down the popular fashion street Takashita, and window shopping around the larger streets, where popular brands from all over the world have built their flashy multi-flo...

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Kinugawa Tobu World Square

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An amazing way to preserve historic world structures
The second day of our Nikko trip we headed to Kinugawa. I had watched an NHK program on Tobu World Square and wanted to see it for myself.
Tobu Park consists of 102 architectural structures from 21 countries on a 1/25 scale. The ex...

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Nishiyama Park and Road Station

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Enjoy nature in every season
Roadside stations, are usually for people to stop and rest on long distance drives. The roadside station in Nishiyama Park, together with the park next to it is an attraction by itself. Just a fifteen minutes walk from JR Sabae Station, the park is so exp...

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Kyu-Yasuda Teien Gardens

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A welcome oasis in busy Tokyo
Tokyo is a space of fantastic contradictions. Unfathomable skyscrapers straddle ancient temple complexes. Young girls with pink hair and knee high boots sit on the metro side-by-side with wizened old men in smart shirts and fedoras. McDonalds sell Egg Mc...

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Nishiyama Park and Red Pandas in Sabae

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Enjoy the outdoors and animals at Nishiyama Zoo
Nishiyama Park is an expansive park where visitors can immerse themselves in an oasis of nature. Located in the heart of Sabae City the park is quite a rarity for a city of this size and one of the top destinations in all of Fukui Prefe...

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Okochisanso Garden

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A true gem, even among Kyoto's many gardens
Okochisanso garden became a worthwhile trip before I’d even made it there. To reach this traditional garden on the outskirts of Kyoto, you walk through the world famous Arashiyama bamboo grove. Even though it’s packed with tourists, the bam...

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Kemasakuranomiya Park

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Catch The Bug This Summer
Kemasakuranomiya Park is known for its beautiful cherry blossoms that bloom in the springtime, so when I visited in late July there were only a small handful of locals there. Even though it couldn’t really be called a tourist attraction at this time of year,...

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Spectacular Yokohama Flowers

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A Spring Walk Through Bay Area Parks
Now that the cherry blossoms are almost gone, the next stage of spring for Yokohama is the tulips, pansies, gladiolas, and various other flowers. For the next six to eight months there will be a continuous parade of blossoming flowers, bushes, and...

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Maples Corridor at Kawaguchi-ko

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Beautiful Place For Red Autumn Leaves Near Mount Fuji
One of the most popular spots to see red leaves in Japan is the Maples Corridor or "Momiji Kairou" at Lake Kawaguchi. Momiji means red leaves and a "Momiji Matsuri" festival is held every year from the end of October to mid Novemb...

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