Moonlit cherry blossom tree in tranquil landscape

The Sakura of Komatsunagi: Petals and Legends

Step away for a moment from the springtime cliché of Tokyo's crowded alleys to come and admire this majestic cherry tree. A solitary guardian, perched on a small hill by the banks of the Mao River, in the Awara region...

Kanazawas Cherry Blossom-Lined Geisha District Street

Kanazawa Spring and Winter

A city of heritage and history, Kanazawa offers a charming stroll through the Japan of yesteryear. From sakura to snow, a guided tour in two stages.

Snowy Magome-juku: Preserved Japanese Post Town Charm

Magome for All Tastes

Discover the picturesque little village of Magome at all seasons. Whatever the weather, this place isn’t lacking in charm!

Suspended Whimsical Wooden Boat Sculpture

Fujimori’s Tea houses In Nagano

Terunobu Fujimori is an architect and historian of architecture. He began his building career relatively late, in his early forties. Before that, he had forged a solid reputation as an academic.