Day trip to Enoshima: Exploring a quaint coastal town

Mount Fuji sunset - Enoshima day trip

Enoshima and Kamakura are two beautiful towns located on the Shōnan coast of Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture. At less than an hour from Tokyo, Enoshima is the perfect destination for a day trip away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. Enoshima is a lovely small seaside town connected to Fujisawa by the Enoshima Benten […]

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Journey in Japan: Temple hopping in Tokyo – Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple

Day 2 Temple hopping in Tokyo (Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple) After the busy day discovering Central Tokyo and Odaiba, my next step was to visit the two main religious building in Tokyo Meiji shrine and Senso-ji temple. Exploring Meiji shrine Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) is one of the most important Shinto shrines. It was […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge

Nihonbashi (日本橋) which means “Japan Bridge” is in the business district in Chūō, Tokyo and crosses Nihonbashi River.  The first Nihonbashi Bridge made of wood was completed in 1603 and the current twin arch bridge was constructed of stone on a steel frame in 1911. The bridge has been the kilometre zero marker for Japan’s national highway network […]

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