Scenic view in Nikko - prepare to be impressed
The small town of Nikko, located about an hour from Tokyo., by Shinkanen, is the home of Nikko National Park. Without being rude, you can say that the city simply serves as an entrance to the national park, as most people come to the little station town to s
Check out the best illuminations in Japan - at a flower park!
Headed to Japan in the winter months? You might be a bit envious of folks that have experienced Japan during the beautiful cherry blossom season, or the changing leaves of fall -- and you might be wondering "well, what's going to be in bloom when I'm visiting?
Tochigi Prefecture: Nikko's World Heritage Sites
Festive Period 2016-2848.jpg 394.76 KB When one talks about Nikko, it is easy to associate it to a very common impression that the area, situated in the northwestern rural area of Tochigi prefecture, as a fairly accessible day trip for anyone if you are aroun
Explore Japan: A Day in Tochigi Prefecture
The spires of Tokyo melt slowly into well-ordered suburbs, where the lawns morph into stretches of rice paddies bright green against the summer sky. The rocking train empties its riders onto a progression of quiet platforms, many unmanned. Up and out the door
Why Odigo? A Dinner Dilemma in Utsunomiya
Utsunomiya -- Photo by KuvMy trip to Tochigi Prefecture earlier this year was the first one I was assigned by Odigo. What I didn't mention when I wrote about it before was the dilemma I had looking for a dinner spot on my first night. I was a little nervous go