Hang around 猿ヶ京(Sarugakyo) in Gunma Pref. – trip on a secret hot spring part2

Head for Sarugakyo by bus It takes about 40 minutes by bus from 上毛高原(Jomokogen) station to Sarugakyo. Keep in mind that you can’t use prepaid transportation cards like Suica and Pasmo. The way to Sarugakyo surrounded by brilliant green and I felt refreshed.   赤谷湖(Akayako) lake surrounded by beautiful nature We hanged arround after we […]

Eating Cambodian dishes in Tokyo – Angkor Thom

Cambodian food restaurant in Machia city I was hanging out in Machida, a city in Tokyo, with my wife. We were looking for some ethnic restaurants and finally found this restaurant. Cambodian restaurants are difficult to find in Japan. Actually, I have been to Cambodia to see Angkor Wat a few years ago and I […]

Amusing spots around 上毛高原(Jomokogen) station in Gunma Pref. – trip on a secret hot spring part1

Go to Jomokogen by the Joetsu Shinkansen line I went on a trip to a traditional Japanese inn with hot spring called 法師温泉(Ho-shi onsen) with my wife last May. This inn is well-known that Kwatabata Yasunari, a Japanese novelist who got Novel Prize, stayed for a while. We took the Joetsu Shinkansen line from Tokyo […]

Another world through a round window – 明月院(Meigetsu-in Temple)

明月院(Meigetsu-in Temple) is a temple near the Kita-Kamakura station. This temple is well-known for its beautiful scenery through a round window. You can see other scenery in each season and it looks like another world. Also, you can see a beautiful garden of 枯山水(Kare-Sansui), a kind of Japanese rock garden. These rocks explain the water and […]

Walk an easy to access mountain near Tokyo – 丹沢 大山 Tanzawa-Oyama

大山(Oyama) is easy to access mountain in Kanagawa Prefecture. It takes just an hour from Shinjuku by train. There’re some shops and restaurants at the foot of the mountain. Also, there are some hot-springs so you can refresh after you enjoy to climb the mountain. Oyama means big mountain but the height of this mountain […]