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How to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo?
Transportation

How to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo?

Mount Fuji, Japan

There are some ways to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo.  (1) Express bus(2) Express train (FUJI EXCURSION) (3) Hired car  (4) NEW!!  Car tour offered by licensed tour guide (5) Rental car with international drivers’ license(6) Bullet train to Mt.Fuji?  (not con...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 30, 2024
Art Museum of Japanese Paper-cutting (Kirie) in Kawaba Village in Gunma Prefecture
General

Art Museum of Japanese Paper-cutting (Kirie) in Kawaba Village in Gunma Prefecture

Gunma, Japan

Art Museum of Japanese Paper-cutting (Kirie) in Kawaba Village in Gunma Prefecture (Art Museum of Japan Kirie Hyakkei in Kawaba Village in Gunma Prefecture) If you plan to visit Gunma prefecture and are interested in Japanese art of paper-cutting, I'd lik...

Shinichiro H.
Shinichiro H.
Jun 25, 2024
No easy access between Mt.Fuji and Hakone
Transportation

No easy access between Mt.Fuji and Hakone

Mount Fuji, Japan

  Since being a tour guide, I’ve got lots of inquires about Mt.Fuji and Hakone. “I want to visit Mt.Fuji by bullet train.””Can we use JR-pass for Mt.Fuji?”“Is it possible to do Mt.Fuji and Hakone in a day from Tokyo?”“I want to visit Mt.Fuji from my hot...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 18, 2024
What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?
Transportation

What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?

Tokyo, Japan

Hello, Japan lovers! I’m often asked  “What is the most efficient way to get around Tokyo by public transportation?”   As a Tokyo local guide, the answer differs depends on your preferences and your itinerary in Japan.  I'd like to introduce the basic kno...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 18, 2024
Enjoy A "Finding Hidden Mickeys" Game at Akasaka Palace, State Guest House of Japan
Itinerary Ideas

Enjoy A "Finding Hidden Mickeys" Game at Akasaka Palace, State Guest House of Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Do you like finding "Hidden Mickeys" at Disneyland?  If so, I'm pretty sure you can enjoy visiting Akasaka Palace, State Guest House!   It's Japan's only neo-baroque European-style palace, just looks like London's Buckingham Palace, however, you can find ...

Chizuru A.
Chizuru A.
May 28, 2024
Enoden, one of the most loveable local trains in Japan
Transportation

Enoden, one of the most loveable local trains in Japan

Japan

One of the oldest railways in Japan   Enoden, the Enoshima Electric Railway is the sixth oldest railway in Japan and has been in operation for more than 100 years. It is a single-line railway connecting Kamakura station and Fujisawa station, both entranc...

Eri Y.
Eri Y.
May 23, 2024
Culinary Journeys: A Taste of Nepal's Gastronomy
Food & Drink

Culinary Journeys: A Taste of Nepal's Gastronomy

Nepal

In the heart of the Himalayas, Nepal offers more than just panoramic views and trekking adventures; it presents a culinary odyssey that is as diverse and rich as its landscapes. Nepalese cuisine, shaped by its multicultural heritage and geographical varia...

Prem L.
Prem L.
May 17, 2024
Hidden Gems of Nepal: Beyond the Tourist Trail
Travel Tips

Hidden Gems of Nepal: Beyond the Tourist Trail

Kathmandu, Nepal

Nepal, a country renowned for its majestic mountains and vibrant culture, offers travelers much more than the well-trodden paths of Everest and Annapurna. Beyond the popular tourist destinations lies a tapestry of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. The...

Prem L.
Prem L.
May 17, 2024
Eco-Tourism Adventures: Preserving Nepal's Natural Beauty
Nature

Eco-Tourism Adventures: Preserving Nepal's Natural Beauty

Pokhara, Nepal

Nepal, a land of breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife, has long been a magnet for adventurers and nature enthusiasts. However, with the influx of tourists, the delicate balance of its ecosystems is under threat. In response to this challenge, a ne...

Prem L.
Prem L.
May 17, 2024
Michelangelo's Early Career
Culture

Michelangelo's Early Career

Florence, Italy

Creator of the most famous statue in the world, the David, Michelangelo represents the epitome of the Renaissance genius. He began his career in the workshop of the painter Domenico del Ghirlandaio. Ghirlandaio led a successful workshop in Florence, cater...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Discovering The “Other” Masters At The Uffizi
Culture

Discovering The “Other” Masters At The Uffizi

Florence, Italy

Everyone who visits the Uffizi naturally wants to see all the most famous works, like the works by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo. At the Uffizi, the galleries displaying works by these masters are the most crowded. Many other masterwork...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
The Florence Cathedral Dome
Culture

The Florence Cathedral Dome

Florence, Italy

In 2020 Florence Commemorated 600 Years of its Landmark Dome.   Construction of the record-breaking dome of Florence Cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore, began in August 1420 after years of irresolution. At the time of its construction, the Cathedral of F...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Michelangelo’s Last Years in Florence
Culture

Michelangelo’s Last Years in Florence

Florence, Italy

Michelangelo left Florence for good in 1534, never to come back alive. Before he departed for Rome, Michelangelo had been working on elaborate sculptural and architectural projects for Medici popes Leo X and Clement VII at San Lorenzo. His first...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria
General

Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria

Florence, Italy

  The fountain depicting the god of the seas was to symbolize the power of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany in the Mediterranean. It was commissioned in 1559 by Cosimo I of the Medici Dynasty after the city’s new aqueduct was created. Designed by Baccio Bandin...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Judith, The "Other" David Of Florence
Culture

Judith, The "Other" David Of Florence

Florence, Italy

Many are familiar with the Biblical account of David, the young shepherd boy who took down the giant Goliath simply with his sling. It is a classic story of good versus evil ‒ a tale of how the underdog saves the day in the end. From medieval times and th...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Etruscan Women in Art
Culture

Etruscan Women in Art

Florence, Italy

The Etruscans, the ancient inhabitants of the Italian peninsula, created a sophisticated culture long before the Romans. The Etruscans passed down to the Romans many elements of their art, architecture, engineering, and religious ritual. Their story thou...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Raphael in Florence
Culture

Raphael in Florence

Florence, Italy

The three great Italian masters, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael practically gave us the High Renaissance. A period of remarkable artistic achievement and production, the High Renaissance also marked the rebirth of Rome as an arts center where decaden...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
Ancient Portraits in Florence
Culture

Ancient Portraits in Florence

Florence, Italy

A face from the past at the National Archeological Museum in Florence provides a glimpse of painting in the Classical World.   An in-depth study of Renaissance art requires a study of the art of the ancient world. The term “Renaissance” itself, coined ...

Loredana A.
Loredana A.
May 14, 2024
How Christmas Is Celebrated In Zambia, The African Way
Events & Festivals

How Christmas Is Celebrated In Zambia, The African Way

Southern, Zambia

Christmas in Zambia is not celebrated like it is done in the rest of the western world. The most important day is December 24, Christmas Eve.  Many Zambians on Christmas Eve stay until midnight to celebrate together the birth of Jesus.   This Christian fe...

Mcfirster H.
Mcfirster H.
May 14, 2024
The Beasts of New York Harbor - Whales, Seals, Dolphins, Oysters...Even a carousel of delights.
Family

The Beasts of New York Harbor - Whales, Seals, Dolphins, Oysters...Even a carousel of delights.

New York, United States of America (USA)

Humpback whales in New York City?! Incredibly, yes. New York has been working hard for years to help our harbor recover from the damage pollution and waterfront industry wreaked since the Industrial Revoltion. Well, that hard work at conservation has paid...

Julia R.
Julia R.
May 13, 2024
The Top 10 Best Nepal Treks
Things To Do

The Top 10 Best Nepal Treks

Kathmandu, Nepal

The 10 Best Nepal Trekking Routes When one talks about trekking, the first place one thinks about is Nepal. Nepal has a diverse landscape which makes it perfect for trekking. With 14 mountains of 8000+ meters, terraced landscapes, beautiful bamboo, and rh...

Gautam D.
Gautam D.
May 13, 2024
The Everest Trek: Things You Need To Know
Travel Tips

The Everest Trek: Things You Need To Know

Kathmandu, Nepal

The Everest Trek Mount Everest, the world’s summit, lies in Nepal. Thousands of people come to the country just to get a view of the tallest peak. And, the greatest way to watch the peak is trekking. Everest Trek is one of the most popular activities in N...

Gautam D.
Gautam D.
May 13, 2024
"Unlocking India's Hidden Treasures: Your Ultimate Guide to Booking Certified Tour Guides"
Travel Tips

"Unlocking India's Hidden Treasures: Your Ultimate Guide to Booking Certified Tour Guides"

Delhi, India

India, with its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning landscapes, is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. From the bustling streets of Delhi to the serene backwaters of Kerala, this country offers a kaleidoscope of experiences. However, navigati...

Asif K.
Asif K.
May 13, 2024
My Top Ten Favorite Spots In Riga, Latvia
Itinerary Ideas

My Top Ten Favorite Spots In Riga, Latvia

Riga, Latvia

Strategically placed in the middle of the Baltics region, the Latvian capital of Riga successfully combines medieval UNESCO Heritage with surreal Art Noveau architecture, turning this Baltic city into a unique place of a kind.   Impressive views over the ...

Uri B.
Uri B.
May 13, 2024
When will be the best time for viewing cherry blossoms ?
General

When will be the best time for viewing cherry blossoms ?

Tokyo, Japan

(New) JMC (Japan Meteorological Corporation) announced the third prediction of cherry blossom season in 2023. I quote her table below, you should come to the area before the prediction date of full bloom. The prediction of  the comming 2020 cherry b...

Yuki K.
Yuki K.
Apr 09, 2024
Transport In Tokyo: Getting A Welcome SUICA or Pasmo Passport Is Recommended
Transportation

Transport In Tokyo: Getting A Welcome SUICA or Pasmo Passport Is Recommended

Tokyo, Japan

It is very convenient to have an IC card to get around the Tokyo Metropolitan area. Because of the lack of IC chips, you can only get Welcome Suica-s at the airports now.​Welcome Suica | JR-EAST (jreast.co.jp)Unless you're a person who can get used to usi...

Yoko T.
Yoko T.
Mar 21, 2024
Various Tokyo Tour Spots For Each Category
Itinerary Ideas

Various Tokyo Tour Spots For Each Category

Tokyo, Japan

I would like to introduce the various tour spots in Tokyo for each category so that you can select the best for your Tokyo tour.  Those categories  are as follows. (A) Museum & modern facility: (B) Modern sightseeing facility & Cruising: (C) Japanese Gar...

Kashima H.
Kashima H.
Mar 03, 2024
KUMANO KODO, A Pilgrimage To Japan's Spiritual Origins
Things To Do

KUMANO KODO, A Pilgrimage To Japan's Spiritual Origins

Wakayama, Japan

KUMANO KODO has been popular among inbound tourists to Japan ever since it was designated as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in 2004, under the name "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes" in the Kii Mountain Range.  Before the pandemic, 90% of the visit...

Yoshi K.
Yoshi K.
Jan 31, 2024
Summer Tea Ceremony (August 11, 2023)
Things To Do

Summer Tea Ceremony (August 11, 2023)

Tokyo, Japan

I visited the Antique Shop which carries out Tea Ceremony with the antique bowls you choose with a lovely couple from California. The bowls will change monthly, and some are hundreds of years old.I chose a bowl produced in Kyoto in 1955.  I liked the Morn...

Yoko T.
Yoko T.
Jan 24, 2024
For Children and Railway fans!           The Railway Museum
Family

For Children and Railway fans! The Railway Museum

Tokyo, Japan

Please refer to the tour. The Railway Museumin Omiya city (about one hour by train from Tokyo) is the enjoyable place for children and railways fans. It's a wonderful facility to enjoy the exhibitions of many formerly actually used trains in Japan. http:/...

Shinichiro H.
Shinichiro H.
Jan 19, 2024
Edo (present-day Tokyo) and Tokyo
General

Edo (present-day Tokyo) and Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

If you are interested in Edo (present -day Tokyo) period (1603-1868, from 1603 when  Tokugawa Shogun ruled Japan to 1868 when Tokugawa shogunate was overthrown and the capital and imperial residence were moved from Kyoto to Tokyo and the imperial family  ...

Shinichiro H.
Shinichiro H.
Jan 19, 2024
Présentation
General

Présentation

Osaka, Japan

Pour récapituler... Je suis français et j'habite au Japon. Je suis passé par plusieurs étapes. - Stage d'un semestre à la société franco-japonaise de Gifu en 2004. - Echange d'un an de l'université de Lille 1 à l'université Kwansei Gakuin en 2007-2008 - V...

Mouloud H.
Mouloud H.
Jan 18, 2024