Aoi Festival in Kyoto 葵祭り

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Aoi Festival (Hollyhock Festival) is one of the three major festivals in Kyoto. It is known as the most graceful and most elegant festival in classic fashion style. As it started about 1400 years ago with three intervals, people in the parade dress in the 8th century imperial and aristocrat wears.  Like other festivals, this festival is dedicated to Shimogamo … READ MORE

Amano Hashidate, one of the most scenic spots of Japan

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Amano Hashidate literally means a bridge to the heaven. The small land strip that divides the sea can be seen as a bridge when you see the bridge between your legs. It is recognized as the one of three scenic spots of Japan along with Matsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, Itsukushima in Hiroshima Prefecture. Among three Amano Hashidate is the hardest … READ MORE