To Mt. Nokogiri

[ May 2019 ] In the middle of Golden Week (about a week from the end of April to early May, with many national holidays in Japan), we went to Mt. Nokogiri, in Chiba prefecture….


Surprising Blue of Lake Tazawa

[ Apr.2019 ] This time in Japan, we travelled to Akita Prefecture with our family. It was in the middle of special Golden Week (from the end of April to early May, when there are…


The scene on the train and about the Ryokan

[ Dec.2017 ] We went to Jigokudani in Nagano prefecture in Japan to see Japanese Monkeys. First, we took the Shinkansen, the bullet train, to Nagano station. Then we changed to Nagano Electric Railway to…


Back to Niigata Port by ferry

[ Aug.2016 ] After fully enjoying our holiday in Sado Island in Japan, we took a ferry back to Niigata City. There were more things we could have done in Sado, for example, we could…

Sado Island

Large wooden freight ship and tub-turned boat

[ Aug.2016 ] If you go up the slope from the Shukunegi Old Town area in Sado Island in Japan, you will find the Ogi Filk Museum. We heard that there was a restored Sengokubune,…


At the port

[ Sept.2014 ] We walked in Hakodate in Hokkaido, Japan following the route our guide book suggested.First, the port.Here we found a notice of a motor cruise for 1500 yen, so we took it.The passengers…


Marvellous JR

[ Sept.2014 ] During our trip back in Japan, we went to Hokkaido (north island) for the first time in my life.We took Shinkansen (Bullet Train) from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori and then changed to an…


Rickshaw ride for the first time

[ Aug.2014 ] One of my family members said “I would like to ride on the Rickshaw once”, so we went to Asakusa in Tokyo. Unfortunately it was a rainy day. “They may not do…