As autumn sets in and the leaves start transforming Japan’s forests and mountains into golden, fiery and crimson hues, an almost primal urge calls us to flock to this magical flora on outings and countryside cruise.
The stunning located Okutama Town is no stranger to natural beauty. Surrounded by western Tokyo's verdant environment, the town has the audacity to punch about above its weight with some directed art and science galleries that take full advantage of their locations.
I recently visited Mutabaru Observatory in Ogimi village in the northern part of Okinawa for a second time. My first visit to the great viewing spot took place one and a half years ago, which was motivated by Season 3 of the Netflix show “Cobra Kai”, where Daniel LaRusso, the protagonist played by Ralph Macchio, visited the location with his old...
There is no denying that gardens in any country are beautiful, and Japanese gardens are no exception! In general a Japanese garden makes use of its own natural qualities, and due to their meditative aspects it will come as no surprise that some of the most famous gardens in Japan can be found around temples.