Archive for the ‘Japan’

  • Tokyo Disneyland

    Posted in Japan | April 7, 2011
    Disneyland is a magical world that has fascinated kids throughout the generations and got out the kid in many adults who find themselves fascinated in turn. The theme park is equally exciting whether you are young or old. The Disney name is one that commands respect, and of course, most people know more about Mickey Mouse that perhaps, Barack Obama or even John Lennon. There have been several variations of the original theme park in Orlando, Florida, especially in Asia. There has been a Disney Mickey Mouse park in Hong Kong, and Shanghai will have one in 2014. Tokyo Disneyland, however, was established quite early, in 1983. Tokyo Disneyland has a definite feel of the magic and fantasy you would expect in Disneyland. The theme park underwent  [...]
  • Edo Tokyo Museum

    Posted in Japan | March 10, 2011
    The Edo Tokyo Museum is one of Tokyo cities many excellent attractions. It is an impressive building, which is said to appear like a rice granary when seen from the distance. The museum showcases the history, culture, art, culture, science, disasters, architecture and more from when the city was established in 1590. This was when Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Shogun, made Edo or the Old Tokyo his seat. The museum also shows highlighted events in Tokyo, such as the Olympics in 1964. Edo Tokyo Museum is the best place to go to if you want to get to know Tokyo city in a detailed way, right from the history, to the culture, art and more. There are a huge number of varied displays here, such as the city being vividly portrayed right through the ages.  [...]
  • Attractions in Japan

    Posted in Japan | November 15, 2010
    Get to know about the land of the rising sun and visit the amazing attractions in Japan. The Tsukiji fish market This place is one of the largest wholesale markets in the whole world. As early as three in the morning, there are auctions held for frozen tuna and other fish. There are vendors here who sell squid, fish, octopus and anything that the sea has to offer that is edible. It would be a good idea to bring your camera along. You could also attend a baseball game Baseball is one of the biggest spectator sports in Japan. The first biggest spectator sport in Japan is Sumo wrestling.  It would be awesome fun to go and have fun amidst the many Japanese sport fans. Let us find out what more you could do on your Japan travel. The famous TMG the  [...]
  • A Total Buddhist Experience

    Posted in China , India , Japan , Nepal , Thailand | October 1, 2010
    Asia was the birthplace of Buddhism, and the c0ntinent has numerous places that are significant from the point of view of association with origination, expansion, spiritual leaders and places of worship. The countries of India, Nepal, China, Japan, Thailand and several others have a veritable wealth in the way of places with Buddhist significance. The sheer number and variety of temples, pagodas, monasteries, retreats which stand out on many points including the distinguishing style of architecture, ornate statues and delightful gardens. The precepts that make up Buddhism as a religion comprises of a variety of customs, traditions, rituals, practices and beliefs, and Lord Buddha ( the awakened one ) was responsible for codifying most of these. Even  [...]
  • Historical infusion in Nara, Japan

    Posted in Japan | September 20, 2010
    The ancient city of Nara is been living under a shadow. Mostly of the famous country of Kyoto for many centuries. Nara now marks the thirteen hundredth anniversary of its ascension as the capital of the imperial city of Japan. Nara used to be quite splendourful during its time. There were many Chinese and Buddhist scripts infused with the tradition of silk was all a robust delicacy of what this regions was just about. The emperor Shomu even converted himself to Buddhism.  Later, the city of Nara turned out to play an important role in the spreading of the Buddhist religion in Japan.  This city now celebrates its history in complete style. This after all has turned into an investment which costed about one hundred million dollars.  There  [...]
  • Ski fun in Hokkaido, Japan

    Posted in Japan | July 27, 2010
    Looking for an adventure in the east, when its winter and your are looking for some sport (and maybe a little good treatment while you are out enjoying yourself); Head out to Hokkaido Japan and get involved with the most fun in the snow region in Japan. Located in kutchan in the abuta district in Hokkaido, Japan, the niseko mountain resort grand hirafu, is the most famous resorts in this region. This huge snow resort that stretches from the annupuris summit to its base.  Resourcefully it is quite famous for its powder snow which is of very fine quality for snow activities and sports.  Because of this, a lot of tourists and non Japanese skiers and snowboarders come to this region. The resort used to be owned by two Japanese companies. However  [...]
  • Nagasaki bomb museum

    Posted in Japan | July 19, 2010
    During the last stage of the second world war , the united states of America , launches two nuclear bombs against Hiroshima and Nagasaki of japan. After continuous bombing for about six months , the Japanese government came to a point where it decided to break certain promises. It therefore ignored the Potsdam declaration. President Truman ordered that two nuclear bombs be dropped on Japanese soil. Little boy was the code name of the bomb that was doped on Hiroshima and fat man was the code name of the bomb to be dropped on Nagasaki. The two cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were selected mostly because of their strategic position and then being military and commercial capitals. These two bomb droppings were the only times a nuclear weapon has  [...]
  • Onsen, Japan

    Posted in Japan | June 18, 2010
    If you like Jacuzzis, then don’t hold your breath ! You definitely should pack your bags and head out to Japan where you will be dazzled by beautiful Japanese sights and cuisine. While you are at it, lets go back to feeling how good it is in a jacuzzi!! Experience Japans natural Jacuzzis – the Onsen. So, lets find out more about them. An Onsen is a term for hot springs in the Japanese language. Getting bare and soaked and heated up in Japans Onsen is just something you have to try out. The water from these hot springs is potent in different minerals and it has many therapeutic properties. If your are around the Kumano Hongu Taisha, you must visit the Yonomine Onsen. It has been listed as a world heritage. This Onsen is believed to be  [...]
  • Enjoy the hot-spring waters at Noboribetsu

    Posted in Japan | April 30, 2010
    Noboribetsu in point of fact comprises of the township of Horobetsu, Noboribetsu, and Washibetsu that are placed in close proximity. On the other hand, for the majority of the visitors the most important intention is the renowned hot spring that is located in the village of Noboribetsu Onsen, which is located at a distance of 6 km inland itself from Noboribetsu. The immense majority of the Japanese tourists that are been drawn to the different 11 types of the water that is been found in this local hot springs. This hot-spring water contains iron as well as sulfur. How to reach By means of plane The nearest airport to the hot-spring of Noboribetsu is the New Chitose Airport, which is located in Sapporo and is been served by means of Donan Bus  [...]
  • You will be surely fascinated by the sight of snow monkey in Jigokudani

    Posted in Japan | April 28, 2010
    Seeing the imaginary snow monkeys of Japan is a great deal easier within the world of the numerous guidebooks than the reality. The natural habitat of these snow monkeys is located deep surrounded by the huge mountains of Nagano as well as involves a serious expedition. Subsequent to the travel on the bullet train as of Tokyo up to Nagano, for almost one and a half hours, after that there is a travel of more than an hour, that too on a rickety local line, an extensive bus ride up to the trailhead, which is capped off by means of a hike of mile-long up to the snow-covered trail of the mountain. As a result Jigokudani, which is in addition known as “Hell Valley” is by no means the most well-located vacation spot all across Japan. On  [...]