A town more known for its apples, has one of the best cherry blossom viewing in Japan.
By John Asano on April 19, 2015
Takeda Castle was first built as Izushi Castle in 1441 by Otagaki Mitsukage, but was abandoned after the great samurai Battle of Sekigahara.
By John Asano on April 2, 2015
A winter wonderland straight out of a fairy tale located deep in the rugged mountains of Japan.
By John Asano on January 8, 2015
An ancient forest that comes to life with color every fall.
By John Asano on November 28, 2014
Gifu Park offers a lot of fun things to do and you can easily spend a whole day enjoying the autumn leaves.
By John Asano on November 22, 2014
Control Gifu and you control Japan was a common phrase used during the Sengoku period.
By John Asano on November 9, 2014
Gujo Hachiman Castle comes alive as the autumn leaves change color.
By John Asano on October 30, 2014
If you are looking for a unique spot to see the beautiful autumn leaves in central Japan, then definitely pay Yoro Park a visit.
By John Asano on October 17, 2014
The God’s Crossing is like a glistening white road upon the frozen surface of the lake.
By John Asano on September 15, 2014
Karuizawa offers cool fresh mountain air and stunning views and makes a great get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
By John Asano on August 22, 2014
Matsumoto Castle is one of four castles designated as ‘National Treasures of Japan’ and one of the oldest castle donjon remaining in Japan.
By John Asano on August 9, 2014
The Itadori area is a great escape from the heat of the city in summer with the temperatures always a few degrees cooler in the mountains.