Japan Travel and Sightseeing Insider

SIghtseeing and life guide for Japan by a Japanese father who has 5 boys. Covering Tokyo, Chiba, Ibaragi, Saitama, OKinawa area.

JAXA Tsukuba Space Center’s exhibition hall tour is free!

The JAXA Tsukuba Space Center here surely comes out in Tsukuba sightseeing. Fee is free, no reservation required. You can stop by without being concerned about crowds even in GW. When you go by car you will receive this parking card from the security guard at the entrance. The parking lot is like this. I […]

A little disappointed at the warp station Edo in Tsukuba Mirai city

At the end of Tsukuba sightseeing, it was Warp Station Edo. The location is as follows, in the south of Tsukuba city, west of Ushigumauma. Although we are in GW, the parking lot is vacant and the atmosphere seems not popular. Near the facility entrance, there is a disappointing guide. It says “Photo and video shooting prohibited”. […]

Asakusa Sensoji Temple in Tokyo for local sightseeing

I recently went to sightseeing in Asakusa Sensoji with my American friend. Asakusa Senjoji Temple facts and history Asakusa Sensoji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo located in Asakusa, Taito-Ku, Tokyo. The mountain is Mt. The main sanctuary is the Holy Kanseon. Originally belonging to the Tendai sect, it became independent in 1950 and […]

I went to the “Tokyo German Village” reputed as one of the leading Kanto illuminations in a severe crowd season

I went to the vicious crowd season in “Tokyo German village” reputed for word of mouth lighting of Kanto and reviews. Although it is Tokyo village, it is in the middle between Ichihara City and Kisarazu City called Sodegaura. It is possible to arrive in approximately 5 minutes from Tateyama Expressway “Anesaki Sodegaura IC” in […]

Climbed the observatory of Tokyo Sky Tree

A sunny weekend, the university’s classmate living in California came to Japan on business, so I went to Tokyo SkyTree with him. Since I came from Matsudo area, I get off at Sky Tree Station. If you come from Tokyo visit, you can also go from Oshigami station. For some reason, Tokyo is hiragana “tokyo”. […]

Snorkeling tour in the blue cave of Okinawa Maeda Misaki

The highlight of travel in Okinawa is to go snorkeling tour in the blue cave of Meiwada cape. As a result of seeing various reviews, I decided to take care of the island club. The blue cave in Okinawa is a cave in Maeda cape of Onna village in Okinawa Prefecture, fascinated by the mysterious blue […]