Category Archives: Visit Japan

Kusatsu-Onsen, Gunma prefecture, Japan

Speaking of Kusatsu-onsen, it famously features “Yumomi”, a group of women who mix the onsen water while singing a Kusatsu song. But do you know why they mix the water? The source of this onsen is very hot and it is impossible to take the onsen as it is. Adding cold water would help to… Read More »

Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo’s iconic intersection! Shibuya’s scramble crossing is where people pour in from all directions and where we witness less vehicles and more pedestrians crossing the intersection. We witnessed the iconic crossing from the vantage point Starbucks and did the crossing too. It was an unique experience. It is like Times Square of NYC. The Billboards,… Read More »

Kawaguchiko Music Forest

The Kawaguchiko Music Forest is located at the foot of Mt. Fuji with beautiful Lake Kawaguchiko and Mt. Fuji in the forefront. European-inspired garden with an antique music-box museum, vintage organs & live performances, this place is a good choice for visitors who want to spend their quiet afternoon. Kawaguchiko Music Forest is a one… Read More »

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree is a broadcasting and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634.0 meters (2,080 ft) in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, displacing the Canton Tower, and the second tallest structure in the world after the… Read More »