Where are the best onsen hot springs in Japan? I believe it is Kusatsu Onsen. This is without a doubt one of the onsen areas many Japanese would like to visit once in their lives, and I was no exception.
Though cherry blossoms are synonymous with Japan and the country boasts many viewing sites and festivals dedicated to the blooming season of the famed buds, there are other flowers worth a second look.
Small Fussa City may be but that doesn't stop the city from featuring a nice variety of public spaces. The Tama River running along its wester border, naturally offers the most in terms of parks with the locals - and visitors - take full advantage of the water views and fun. Here is an introduction to some of the parks of Fussa and how to reach...
Kurihama Flower World in Yokosuka is a large flower park with many activities for the entire family. Here not only will you find a restaurant with a great view, vast green areas and playgrounds, but you’ll also find a flower garden with one million cosmos flowers in full bloom during the month of October.
Chances are, before Japan, you may not have heard of The Moomins. A Finnish children’s book series-turned-TV-cartoon, Moomin is based on the adventures of a family which resembles animated hippopotamuses and is wildly popular here.