Kitaya Park in Shibuya

Kitaya Park in Shibuya

Kitaya Park, once a gloomy place with smokers, has reopened this month after a complete makeover. It features the first Blue Bottle..

Tokyo 10
Mataichi Salt in Itoshima

Mataichi Salt in Itoshima

The Itoshima Peninsula in western Fukuoka Prefecture was originally known for its beautiful beaches and so became popular among..

Fukuoka 8
Sarasa Nishijin 9

Sarasa Nishijin

An 80-year-old bathhouse is transformed into a cafe, whilst retaining its features reminiscent of Hayao Miyazaki's Academy Award..

Kyoto 9
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Carp Streamers at Tsuetate Onsen

Carp Streamers at Tsuetate Onsen

Early Apr - Early May

Hundreds of carp streamers are strung over the swift-flowing river at Kumamoto Prefecture's Tsuetate Onsen every year from April..

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