sightseeing

December 10, 2017
Umeda Sky Building

Umeda Sky Building

Floating observatory at the Umeda Sky Building. Umeda Sky Building. We were meeting a friend of my wife near Osaka station and happened to arrive early. […]
September 3, 2017
Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum On our second trip to Japan, our first adventure was to the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka. If you’re […]
September 2, 2017
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama If you are in Kyoto, and up for a little mountain hiking, check out the Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama. Over 100 Macaque, […]
August 26, 2017
enkiri enmusubi stone

Enkiri Enmusubi Stone

Enkiri Enmusubi Stone Yasui-Konpira-gu Shrine This Enkiri Enmusubi Stone at Yasui-Konpira-gu Shrine in Kyoto is near the neighborhood of Gion. There is so much to see […]
August 20, 2017
Izumo no Okuni

Izumo no Okuni

The statue of Izumo no Okuni, the founder of kabuki sits atop the riverbank of the Kamogawa River in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto – Kawabatacho. We passed by […]
August 19, 2017
Redhorse Osaka Wheel

Redhorse Osaka Wheel

Redhorse Osaka Wheel is the largest Ferris wheel in Japan. It is over 120 meters high, about 400ft! The cars have transparent floors and the panoramic […]
August 14, 2017
Gozabune Atakemaru

Tokyo River Cruises

Tokyo River Cruises We took one of the Tokyo River Cruises on the Sumida River one day while walking around Asakusa and Minato in Tokyo. It […]