Articles by Tristan Scholze

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Kokura Castle Complex
Kitakyushu’s historic centerpiece
Kokura, the center of Kitakyushu, boasts Kokura Castle, the castle's Japanese Garden, a major shopping mall, a market, and several festivals.
Yunotsu Hot Spring
Little historic onsen port of Shimane
Yunotsu Hot Spring is small port town with historic bathhouses, fine inns, classy cafes, and World Heritage Site status in Shimane, Japan.
Saga's Early April Flowers
Rape blossoms and moss phlox follow the cherry blossoms
Saga's Early April Flowers include nanohana (rape blossoms) and shibazakura (moss phlox). They light up village street corners, country roads, and rice fields.
Yamanaka Campground in Mitsuse
The forested base of Mt. Kana
Yamanaka Campground in the village of Mitsuse, Saga, lies at the base of the hikable Mt. Kana and near some excellent cafes.
Mt. Mifune Autumn Light-up
Scenic wonders since 1845
The gardens of Mt. Mifune Raku-en are lit up every autumn as the maples show their gorgeous colors under the rock face and surrounding a pond.
Viewpoint, Shimakeya
A rocky, but people-less clear water beach
A quiet rocky beach near Keya Beach in Itoshima, void of people even on hot summer days. 
Old Akizuki Castle Town
Asakura's quiet historic center
Akizuki, the historic center of Asakura in Fukuoka Prefecture, makes for a pleasant stroll among old buildings, shops, cafes, and remnants of the castle.
My Neighborhood's Summer Festival
Ninomiya Shrine in Imajuku, Fukuoka
Local neighborhood summer shrine festival in Imajuku, Fukuoka, Japan. Community gathering includes portable shrines, glowing paper lanterns, a ring of reeds, performances, food and games.
Nagoya Castle Ruins in Saga
Fortress of continental conquest
Visit the ruins of Nagoya Castle (Saga Prefecture), the short-lived second-largest in Japan. Built to invade a continent, it was reduced to rubble in a decade.
Hydrangea Festival at Mikaeri Falls
Floral beauty and cascades in the rainy season
Video of Mikaeri Falls, one of Japan's top 100, during June for the Hydrangea Festival. See a lush valley covered in blooms in the rain.
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