Nagano

Roadside station (Michinoeki) in Shiojiri city

Roadside station (Michinoeki) in Shiojiri city Hello! Today, I’m at the Michinoeki Osakada in Shiojiri City, which is next to Matsumoto City. Michinoeki is a car rest area! Michinoeki Osakada  is a facility with areas such as athletics, go-karts, putter golf, museums, … Read More

AEON MAL MATSUMOTO

Hello! I’m Risa. It was going to rain today, so I came to AEON MALL with my children. It was opened in Matsumoto 3 years ago. AEON MALL is a huge shopping mall that opens all over Japan, Southeast Asia and China.  … Read More

Tea Shop

胡蝶庵 Tea shop Nagano is now in the rainy season.  Rainy and cloudy days continue every day. It continues to rain, but thanks to it, I feel that the greenery of the mountains has become deep green! Today I went to … Read More

Barbecue in Matsumoto City​

Barbecue in Matsumoto City Today, I went to Shisuien in Matsumoto City and had a barbecue with my friends. The weather was sunny and the  pleasant wind . What a wonderful barbecue day! Shisuien is a facility where we can … Read More

Sakura Soba / Buckwheat Mixed with Cherry Blossom

Hi! How are you today?   Yesterday, I went Soba-Yuutsuki(蕎麦友月). This soba restaurant is at the foot of Mt. Kobo, a famous spot for cherry blossoms in Matsumoto. I was attracted by the pink color noodle .This is buckwheat mixed with … Read More

Spring has come in Matsumoto city

Spring has come in Matsumoto city I’m at Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure.The cherry blossoms have begun to bloom in April and now.  Today is a nice sunny walk.During the winter, I could see the swans swimming at Matsumoto Castle, … Read More

Intro:Togakushi Shrine Hiking Trails Tour

First of all, a littile bit about Togakushi Folk Tale….. The god of Oku Sha is Ame-no-tajikarao.  In japan mythology and according to Kojiki(Records of Ancient Matters), the bad behavior of Susano’o, the Japanese god of storms, drove his sister Amaterasu into the Ama-no-Iwato cave. Because Amaterasu is … Read More

Oyaki Making & Walking Tour around Zenkoji in Nagano

Enjoy making Oyaki(Japanese Stuffed Dumplings) and you can have it in front of a traditional Japanese sunken hearth, and also you can have local sweets & Matcha tea as we walk through Zenkoji temple’s town area in Nagano. This is … Read More

You can be like a resident, Izakaya Food Tour in Nagano

You can be like a resident, Izakaya Food Tour in Nagano Join our tour for a night out to feel like you are residents. Unlike Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, it will be very difficult to find where the locals go … Read More

Nagano Sake tasting Introduction

Nagano Sake tasting Introduction Nagano is the county who has got the second most number of sake breweries in Japan. Because there are beautiful mountains, Nagano is able to produce the clean & clear waters and high quality rice which … Read More