Reflections of 2016

Happy New Year 2017! A brand new year had started. It a start of a blank new page and now we are given the opportunity to create another memorable year. 2016 had been a roller coaster year for me. End of 2015, I had enough of the hectic corporate world, and decided to take an … More Reflections of 2016

Takayama Travel : Hida Folk Village (飛騨の里)

It is winter again…. for someone staying in a country where it is humid almost year round, heading to the cold winter aka snowy country is something exciting that we look forward to. Although friends whom have grown up in a four season country may have different opinions. I remember once having an interesting conversation … More Takayama Travel : Hida Folk Village (飛騨の里)

Takayama Travel : Miyagawa Market (宮川朝市)

On our way to Shirakawa-go (白川郷), we made a stop in night stop in Takayama (高山) which give us the opportunity to explore this beautiful and peaceful mountainous Hida region of Gifu Prefecture. Takayama (高山) retains a traditional touch making it a beautifully preserved old town. Now Takayama (高山) is ranked as one of the prime destination … More Takayama Travel : Miyagawa Market (宮川朝市)

Nagoya Travel : A stroll along Okage-Yokocho

Nagoya Travel : Toba Bay & Irukajima Island (Dolphin Island) Cruise After our memorable day exploring Toba Bay and Irukajima Island, we took the Kintetsu to Ujiyamada Station where we took the bus to our next exploration for the day, Okage-Yokocho. Address : 52, Nakanokiri-cho, Uji, Ise city 516-8558 Hours : Summer period (April ~September … More Nagoya Travel : A stroll along Okage-Yokocho

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 : Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple

One of the very popular Buddhist Ttemple in Nagoya is Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple. Located in the central of Nagoya, Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple was was originally built in the neighboring Gifu Prefecture but was later moved to its current site in 1612 after the original temple had been repeatedly damaged by flood. The wooden statue of Kannon, … More Nagoya Travel : Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple

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)

Nagoya Travel : Parque Espana-Shima Spain Village (志摩スペイン村)

Nagoya (名古屋) is Japan’s fourth most populated city, located in Chubu region as the capital of Aichi Prefecture as well as one of Honshu (本州)‘s three large metropolitan center. When one is holidaying in Nagoya (名古屋), one place that should be included into the travel itinerary would be Parque Espana-Shima Spain Village (志摩スペイン村). Also known as Shima Spain … More Nagoya Travel : Parque Espana-Shima Spain Village (志摩スペイン村)