I've been through Kumamoto Prefecture on several occasions. Overwhelmed by all the sights to see, I only wrote about the famous Laputa Road. But it's time to fix that. Join me as I make my way through Kumamoto's...
Did you enjoy the Studio Ghibli animation Castle in the Sky? Then you’ll fall under the spell of this part of Kyushu: the Laputa Road.
Near the small town of Takeo there rises Mifuneyama, a proud mountain apparently covered with heads of broccoli. But a magical gardener has passed by and poured the juice of soft fruits over them, to announce the...
Abandoned in 1974, the Battleship Island (Gunkanjima) turned into the Ghost Island and soon became one of the most famous spot for urban exploration.
How can you spend so much time in Japan without ever touching ground in the Ryukyu archipelago? You can’t! This first part is set on the main Okinawa island.
It's early morning in Okinawa and the sky is already ocean blue. Without any hesitation, we jump right away in the first boat direction the paradise: the Taketomi Island!
After visiting the urban side of Okinawa with Naha and Nago, here we are now in the ferry, on the way to Kerama Islands, more precisely Zamami and Aka Islands.
A travel on Gunkanjima back in time, through the eyes of Doutoku Sakamoto, a former inhabitant.
I am holding my breath on my theater sit... "The Block 65 ! This is the Block 65 !". I feel like yelling but luckily, I have a pop-corn trapped in my throat that saved me from all the potential troubles.
The night adventure on Gunkanjima started after some refreshments and a couple Onikoroshi.
The place at the top of Gunkanjima Island is one of the least visited: it is the home of the masters, of those who were in control of the island.
The wind whistles through the wide open windows, when it cease, you hear he ocean waves breaking on the concrete walls of the island. The silent piano seems to be listening as well.
Gunkanjima is an abandoned metropolis that is almost beyond your imagination. Despite a history that justifies its crazy evolution the reality is hard to believable; the Island, yet tiny , is a fabulous labyrinth of...
We got on the little boat. As soon as we left the coast, our driver shut down all the lights. Excitation is getting higher. And we can recognize Gunkanjima even in the total darkness.
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