Japan is known to have a large number of sub cultures, many of which are oddly specific to Japan. While some of the Japanese pop culture has spread to the rest of the world over the past couple of decades, none of it has reached the extreme levels it has in Japan. Often born out …
Okunoto is the northern, and most remote half of the rural Noto Peninsula. The Okunoto Coast is the coastline that hugs this area. The area is known for its remoteness and beautiful nature, and is best explored by car. Oku means “inner”, “deep” or “bottom”, and so Okunoto translates to something like “inner Noto” or …
Rokkozaki Lighthouse (Rokkouzaki, 禄剛崎,ろっこうさき) is a beautiful lighthouse located at the very tip of the Noto Peninsula.
Shiroyone Senmaida (literally “1000 rice paddies of Shiroyone”), is a scenic, terraced rice field located in Shiroyone Town, 11km north-east of Wajima city.
Okunoto, meaning “inner part of Noto”, is home to a unique tradition of salt production. In this area of Japan, the locals have been producing salt from sea water for centuries. The methods, by which the salt is extracted from the water, have changed over the years. In the Okunoto Sea Salt Village, however, the …
Wajima Kiriko Art Museum displays a collection of 31 unique Kiriko lanterns. Kiriko lanterns are used during Matsuri to guide portable shrines which are carried around as part of the festival ceremony. In the Noto region the Kiriko lanterns have become so popular, that they can be the main attraction themselves.
Tokyo’s most Instagram worthy spot. That’s a description often used for the Epson TeamLab Borderless exhibition. The Borderless exhibition is a huge, deeply including light exhibition in which a number of large rooms are lit up by various light installations.
If games like Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Missile Command, Street Fighter and Tekken bring you happy memories, then you will definitely like these 2 tips to retro gaming arcades in Tokyo.
Shibuya Crossing is one of the worlds busiest intersections. It’s located in Shibuya, just outside Shibuya station near the Hachiko Statue. At peak hours more than 1000 people cross the road at the same time.
Dotonbori (Dōtombori) is an entertainment street in Osaka, and is probably the biggest tourist attraction in the city. It is famed for it’s many colorfully lit billboards and oversized figures advertising for local shops and restaurants.