1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE

 

“Little Edo” Kawagoe 1 Day Tour

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A while ago, when the cherry trees were still blooming, I spent one of my holidays in Kawagoe–a small town in the Saitama Prefecture. Though being near Tokyo, Kawagoe–often known as “Little Edo”–is a nostalgic town completely different from the urbanized Tokyo city. It is a place less busy and boiterous, but more tranquil and relaxing. Continue reading “1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE”

Japan Travel Bus Tour! Mt. Fuji-Hakone Cruise-yakiniku lunch buffet(Japanese BBQ)-Gotemba Outlets Day Trip

If you travel a lot like I do, you know that the biggest constrain is TIME.. Never enough right? Here is an effective way to use it when sightseeing in Japan: Give a try to a bus tour! For me until … Continue reading Japan Travel Bus Tour! Mt. Fuji-Hakone Cruise-yakiniku lunch buffet(Japanese BBQ)-Gotemba Outlets Day Trip

Tatami (Japanese Mat) D.I.Y Experience: Make a cultural souvenir like no others

Every time we go stay in the Traditional Japanese Style Hotel or Hostel, called “Ryokan”, we often see a room with flooring and interior made by Mulberry Paper (Washi Paper).

A Japanese Mat so called “Tatami”, is what makes traditional accommodation unique and appealing to people around the world.

What if you get to see how this elaborate craft is made from the start, how cool will that be? It is quite rare experience even for Japanese people!!

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