THE RAIN FLOWER

The month of June comes as the rainy season in Japan. They call it tsuyu. It happens as a transition between the end of spring and the beginning of summer. Everyone is expecting for long rainy days, although this year, rain has been noticeably scarce โ€“ must have been because of the drastic change of […]

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FRUIT PICKING

As the season gets warmer, itโ€™s only a matter of time when people start setting off to various outdoor activities; from a family get-together camping to a laid back day with friends at the beach. Clearly, everyone is down for a little bit of sun before it gets unbearable by the time it hits summer. […]

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PONDS OF FUJI

All throughout the long history of Japan, Mount Fuji has been the epitome of greatness and rich culture of the country. It stood high and proud becoming one of the best resource of the town and its people surrounding it. Itโ€™s abundance of land and water has led civilizations to grow and remained for decades […]

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ROPE WAY TO HEAVEN

Just right before we grabbed our lunch, we drove straight to Hakone’s Komagatake Ropeway in Mt. Komagatake just right after visiting the Open-Air Museum (you can find that story from my previous blog post). Let me tell you that Hakone is a place where you can do almost anything; sailing on a boat, soaking in […]

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A SONG FROM THE MUSIC FOREST

One upon a time in a far foggy town of Kawaguchiko lies a magical forest where every little thing has it’s beautiful song…. Now hold up, if you think I’m about to tell you a fantasy tale well it might not be exactly the kind of fairy tale you are thinking โ€“ but it goes […]

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REMINISCING THE BEAUTIFUL MAGOME

There is something about old historical places that drive me to simply admire them. The now history, written or unwritten and the remains left behind are indeed a true symbol that anything that is valued and preserved can stood even beyond time… Japan to what we know now has lived a long long history even […]

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360 DEGREE BEAUTY

As our journey continues to Izu Peninsula, we stopped over to one of the most famous 360 degree panoramic view in Mt. Omuro called Omuro Yama Lift. Now if you have read my previous blog article, you’ve known that we’ve visited Shaboten Park. On the same day, we made a quick stop to Mt. Omuro […]

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