Kumamoto holds a parade through the streets of the city every autumn which celebrates famous Lord, Kato Kiyomasa and his
This article will discuss the contribution of Kublai Khan`s lost fleet maritime archaeological site to our understanding of the Mongol
This is one of four Jigoku regions I have been to, so you can say I have been to hell
This blog kinda overlaps with my other articles on the Shimabara Rebellion and Hara Castle Ruins. You can find them
On the Honshu side of the Kanmon Straits are the ruins of one of the old Choshu Han (now Shimonoseki)
Hi, how is everyone? I have a bit of free time today at the shop so I had a look
Well, spring has come and gone for 2020, here in Japan. Everyday passes by so quickly one often forgets how
Hello everyone and Happy New Year! Just a quick post to say thank you to my followers. Last year was
Mysterious Kunisaki Peninsula, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu The Kunisaki Peninsula in Oita is one of those rare regions in Japan that
I finally got around to editing the photos from my trip to Oita earlier this year. Here is Nakatsu castle.
A little while ago when I lived in Mihara in Hiroshima I had the opportunity to see a beautiful sunset.
Last May a friend of mine (Audrey) from Australia came to Fukuoka and we had a chance to meet up
Ikedaya Incident The Ikedaya Incident, in which members of the Shinsengumi attacked and killed anti-Tokugawa activists thwarting their supposed plans
Thankyou to the new people who have followed me. I hope you can enjoy Japan as much as I do.
Yoshinogari is a a large moated town from the Yayoi Period (300BC-300AD). The Yoshinogari Yayoi ruins were found in 1986
I have been to the Sapporo Beer factory a few times but the mission was always to eat as much
I visited Akizuki castle ruins last Thursday. It was a nice drive from Fukuoka. The region of Asakura city quite
Last summer I went to Beppu for a few days. Unfortunately as the trip drew closer Kyushu was hit by
During the ‘isolation period’ of Japan also known as the Edo Period a few nations were still allowed to trade
While I was living in Kumamoto one of things I really wanted to do is visit the cave Musashi Miyamoto