The red panda is fun to watch as it climbs from branch to branch and repeats. Photo by Karin Wu

Japan zoos full of family fun!


Ueno Zoo

When you want to go to a zoo in the Tokyo area, your best option is Ueno Zoo. Located in Ueno Park...

Photo courtesy of Tree Cross Adventure

Zip yourself to a good time at adventure park near Atsugi!

Looking for an exciting outdoor experience to take your family or group of friends? How about a zip-lining course through a...
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Ueno offers taste of old and new

Japan’s oldest zoo, tons of museums, a French-style modern park filled with cherry trees, numerous Shinto shrines and Buddhist...

Monkey Island, a symbol of Yokosuka

Monkey Island, or Sarushima in Japanese, is the largest uninhabited natural island in Tokyo Bay. The island is located a mile off...
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Yasukuni Shrine gives outlook on modern war history

Yasukuni Shrine, one of the best known Shinto shrines, has often been seen as a symbol of imperial Japan’s war history...
Photos by Linda Cordes

Fall foliage fun near Iwakuni


It’s almost that time of the year again. That time when sweaters and boots are being pulled out and soup recipes are being...

Halloween Happenings in Japan!

HARVEGETABLE HALLOWEEN (Kanagawa prefecture): Through Oct. 31; featuring Halloween parades, street performances...
Photo by Nano Betts

Digital art that dazzles

Visiting teamLab Borderless is like setting on a journey that is equal parts psychedelic and brilliant. Imagine walking down a...
Photo courtesy by Tokyo Disney Resort

Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySea celebrating Halloween

It’s about a time to have the Halloween season 2018 coming to Tokyo Disney Resort again.
This year’s main...


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