FUN FACTS: Fukiware Waterfall is considered “The NIAGARA FALLS of Japan” Located in Numata area of Gunma , it is considered to be one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan. It is called Fukiware because the giant rock at the mouth of the waterfall is split (fukiware). It is about 7m (21ft.) high and 30m (90ft.) wide and has a shape of “V” making this waterfall resemble Niagara Falls.
FUN FACTS: -- The Yokohama DeNA BayStars are a professional baseball team in the Japanese Central League. Their home field is Yokohama Stadium, located in central Yokohama. -- I truly feel that attending a Japanese baseball game should be on everyone’s bucket list. They sang and danced the WHOLE ENTIRE GAME. It was pouring raining and the party never stopped. It’s hard to explain the energy in the stadium that night. Unfortunately, we sat on the opposing teams side, but we st
FUN FACTS: The Worlds First Snoopy Museum located in Tokyo is a place to discover and learn about Charles M. Schulz, and enjoy the heart-warming world of Peanuts. The museum features original and unpublished works from Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, rare memorabilia, as well as new rotating exhibits. Cameras weren’t permitted through majority of the exhibit. The 60 or so pieces were the prized possessions of Jean Schulz, Charles's wife. You'll be able to peek at drawings
FUN FACTS: Kimonos range from extremely formal to casual. The level of formality of women's kimono is determined mostly by the pattern of the fabric, and color. A complete woman's kimono outfit, with kimono, undergarments, obi, ties, socks, sandals, and accessories, can exceed $20,000. Traditionally, kimonos are sewn by hand; even machine-made kimonos require substantial hand stitching. Kimono fabrics are frequently hand-made and decorated. This was such a beautiful experienc
FUN FACTS: -- Mihotaru literally means "sea firefly". It is an artificial island at the bridge-tunnel crossover of -- Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line, which connects the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa prefecture and the city of Kisarazu in Chiba prefecture. -- The road was opened in December 1997 after 31 years of construction. -- On a clear day visitors can also spot Mount Fuji in the far background. -- Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line has an overall length of 14 kilometers, which includes a 4.4-kilom
FUN FACTS: --Hakkejima sea paradise is located on a man made island of 24 hectares south of Yokohama City. --Hakkejima has over 500 different varieties of fish with more than 100,000 sea creatures in all. It is one of the largest Aquariums in Japan.
FUN FACTS: --Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower. The main purposes of the tower are broadcasting and tourism. --At 332.9 meters (1,092 feet), it is the 2nd tallest structure in Japan. --It was opened to the public in December 1958 at a final cost of ¥2.8 billion ($8.4 million in 1958). --It is painted white and international orange to comply with air safety regulations.
FUN FACTS: --It’s the 4TH tallest building in Japan standing at 296.3 meters high. --The observatory deck called Sky Garden at Yokohama Landmark Tower is present on the 69th floor. From here, visitors can take a look of the whole city. --The landmark tower has the fastest elevator in the world. Visitors are whisked up to the deck in only 40 seconds from the 2nd floor lobby, traveling 750m per minute.
A Dream Come True | 18 years ago I became a Die Hard Kobe Bryant fan. It has always been a dream & the #1 item on my Bucket list to see him play at home in the Staples Center while wearing my #8 jersey! That dream came true. Thanks to my mom, we flew from Japan to Los Angeles for 2 days just to watch Kobe play in his last game against LeBron James. We also saw Cam Newton, John Legend, Chrissy Tiegen, Jack Nicholson and Kehlani. My hands were shaking, eyes watered, and I was c