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A view by the Miyagawa River in Hida Takayama, Japan (c) Sze-Leng Tan

Miyagawa, Takayama: A Morning By the Crystal River

Sze-Leng Tan - sze-leng_tan [65]

She was impressed, amazed and fully in the flow of life. A novice traveller to Japan described her blissful morning spent in the Miyagawa morning market in Takayama.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | Women & Travel | Shopping | Nature

My life In Tokyo

Stephen Bueckert - stephen17 [30]

Just a couple pics from my hood.

Destinations: Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Working Abroad | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Nature | Shopping | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
Festival of Ages, Kyoto, Japan 2010

Kyoto's Festival of Ages

Cynthia Staples - cstaples [45]

Jidai Matsuri, also known as the Festival of Ages, in Kyoto, Japan...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | People | Photography | Festivals | Fashion | Performing Arts | Traditions | For Kids | Ancient History
Prayer blocks at Kinkaku-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Golden Week adventure to Kyoto, Himeiji, and Hiroshima.

Zach Feinberg - umbrella101922 [88]

This is a brief recount of my travels to central and southern Honshu during Golden Week (First week of May). My friend Sean and I took the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) down to Kyoto, Himeiji, and Hiroshima...

Destinations: Kyoto | Hiroshima | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure
Dried Confections from Kyogashitsukasa Kotobukidou in Ningyocho, Tokyo

Winter Hospitality in Japan Part 1: In Search of Old Edo

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend the morning visiting museums or temples and shrines, enjoy a tofu set lunch and sweet afternoon tea, shop for traditional gifts and spend the evening in the mountain for elaborate dinner.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Literature | Festivals | Fashion | 20th Century History | Shopping | Traditions | Ancient History

Take Times' Square!

Alex Wong - exwong [275]

Shopaholics, non-shopaholics, first-time visitors, allow the shopping culture of Hong Kong embrace you!

Destinations: Macau | Singapore | Japan | Hong Kong | Korea, S
Topics: Travel | Shopping
Kinugawa River

Cool it in Kinugawa

tony usher - tonyusher [130]

Completely naked and alone except for the towel on my head ... I'm sitting in a spa atop a deep narrow sided gorge in the resort town of Kinugawa hot springs ...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel
View from above the gorge

Terrific Takachiho

tony usher - tonyusher [130]

Terrific Takachiho The sound of the waterfall drowns out the thud of wood on bone and the ensuing expletives. As I consider the possibility of death by paddle strike my wife screams "left, go...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel
To Japan With Love

Michael John Grist trespasses in Izu-Nagaoka

To Japan With Love - tojapanwithlove [588]

Abandoned in the 1990s, Sports World occupies an idyllic position at the crown of the Izu Peninsula, overlooking a wide swath of richly forested mountains and valleys. In its heyday it was a sport and...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Architecture
The huge monument of Tengu outside Kurama Station

Possessed by the Ancient Spirit of Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend an alternative day dressed in Kimono, encounter Tengu in Mount Kurama and seek revenge or pray for love at Kibune Shrine. When the day comes to the end, ask for fortune from the fox at Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Animals | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Fashion | Agriculture | Performing Arts | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
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