Anna Koneko



Plum blossom: Koishikawa-Korakuen and Yushima Tenjin

Although the sakura season (when cherry blossom trees are in full bloom) is what most people look forward to, early spring also has some blossom to offer. In februari the plum trees around the city bloom and I visited two places to view the white and pink beauty. Continue reading “Plum blossom: Koishikawa-Korakuen and Yushima Tenjin”

Day trip to Nikko

Today I made a day trip to Nikko, a city north of Tokyo. Nikko can be easily reached from Tokyo by train, taking you about 2 hours. The city has several attractions, including it’s shrines and temples (world heritage) and many onsen (Japanese hot springs). A one-day visit to Nikko gives you enough time to visit some highlights. Continue reading “Day trip to Nikko”

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