Nagoya Travel : Toba Bay & Irukajima Island (Dolphin Island) Cruise

Our exploration to Toba (鳥羽市) during our Nagoya Travel. We head out from Nagoya by taking the Kintetsu Train (reserved seats available only) straight to Toba Station. The entire journey is approx 1 hour and 38 minutes. From the station, we took a 10 minutes walk to Toba Marine Terminal, where our exploration of Toba Bay Cruise starts. … More Nagoya Travel : Toba Bay & Irukajima Island (Dolphin Island) Cruise

Nagoya Travel : Toba Aquarium (鳥羽水族館)

In the urban of Nagoya, Shima Peninsula (志摩半島) is one of the popular leisure resort area. Designated as Ise-Shima National Park for its natural beauty and cultural importance, Shima Peninsula (志摩半島) is located in the southern of Mie Prefecture which consists of cities of Ise, Toba (鳥羽市), Shima and the town of Minami-Ise. Toba (鳥羽市) covers the area … More Nagoya Travel : Toba Aquarium (鳥羽水族館)

A morning out @ Nagoya Castle (名古屋城)

Nagoya (名古屋市), located in the Chubu Region of Japan is one of the largest city in the region. Japan’s third largest incorporated city as well as the fourth most populated urban area, it is located on the pacific coast on central Honshu. Our first exploration start from Nagoya Castle (名古屋城). The journey started where we … More A morning out @ Nagoya Castle (名古屋城)

Exploring Historical Village of Hokkaido (開拓の村)

Apart from exploring UNESCO Heritage sites, part of my travel is also to learn and understand the history of the particular region / country that I am visiting. Therefore, when visiting Sapporo, one not to be missed is the Historical Village of Hokkaido (開拓の村, Kaitaku no Mura). Historical Village of Hokkaido (開拓の村) is an open … More Exploring Historical Village of Hokkaido (開拓の村)

Winter Wonderland @ Hoshino Resorts Tomamu – Part 2

Day 2 started with a wonderful breakfast in Nininupuri, a unique restaurant providing a forest-like feeling. This is because the restaurant is surrounded by trees in a middle of a forest up the hill from the The Tower, where we stayed. After breakfast, while walking back from Nininupuri, the kids took a pit stop and played … More Winter Wonderland @ Hoshino Resorts Tomamu – Part 2

Winter Wonderland @ Hoshino Resorts Tomamu

Hokkaido (北海道), the most northern part of Japan’s main island is popular for its natural hot springs, volcanoes as well as various ski resorts catering for different clientele. While Niseko, Rusutsu and Furano are some of the more popular ski resorts, we decided to check out Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU (星野リゾート トマム) given that they have … More Winter Wonderland @ Hoshino Resorts Tomamu