Thursday, February 2, 2017

#Featuring article# 5 Highlights! Look back 2016! From Okinawa to Hokkaido!!! Shimane, Yokohama, Yamagata~




#Featuring article# Look back 2016! Where have we been?  From Okinawa to Hokkaido!!!


South from Okinawa
North to Hokkaido
Let's have a review about 2016.

?By the way,  what is JAPANKURU?
JAPANKURU is a team of members from all over the world, 
now living in Japan.
We would like to bring everyone the deepest part of Japan.
We travel from Tokyo to other regions within Japan.
Culture, entertainment, pop, tradition, hand-on experience, 
accommodation, shopping, food and blah blah blah....


Highlight of 5 in 2016!
South from 
Okinawa, Shimane, Yokohama, Yamagata, Hokkaido


1.   Okinawa 


Under the sea


★Snorkeling in Blue Cave
Reservation in advance: 5,200 yen
Walk-in: 6,000 yen
You can make reservation by phone or email. (Up to 3 days before your experience)
English speaking staff is available.
Inquiries Tel.: +81-80-2730-7076
Email: contact@bluecavemarintour.com



Above the Sea


★CanoeHill of Bios
Address: 961-30 Ishikawakadekaru, Uruma-shi, Okinawa
Map Code: 206 005 263
Hours: 09:00 - 18:00 (Last admission at 17:00)
Holidays: none
Tel.: 098-965-3400

Admission: 900 yen (Adults and Jr. high school above), 500 yen (Children, 4 years to elementary school students)
Admission + Boat Ride Set: 1,600 yen (Adults and Jr. high school above), 900 yen (Children, 4 years to elementary school students)
Homepage: http://www.bios-hill.co.jp.e.vr.hp.transer.com/
Google Map



Nature Green

★Bise Fukugi Trees Road
Address: 626 Bise, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
Map Code: 553 135 445*67
Google Map


★More about Okinawa ★


2.  Shimane

The Birthplace of Myths and Legends and The City of Love!




★How to get there?
Tokyo Hanada Airport -> Izumo Airport
About 90 minutes, 5 flights per day

Osaka International Airport → Izumo Airport
About 65 minutes, 6 flights per day

By Train (JR)

Tokyo Station → Izumo City Station
Take Shinkansen Nozomi and get off at Okayama Station
Transfer to limited express Yakumo (approximately 6 hours 30 minutes)
Or to limited express train ride to Sanraizu (about 12 hours)

Osaka Station → Izumo City Station
Take Shinkansen Nozomi and transfer to limited express Yakumo at Okayama Station (about 4 hours)

★More about Shimane ★


3.  Yokohama

Night view indeed

★Day Trip Course
Motomachi
Minatomieruoka Park

Yamashita Park
Red Brick Warehouse (Akarenga)



Innovative experience 
Unique Capsule Hotel


★*BUSINESS INN NEW CITY*  (Men only)
~Hinodecho~

Add: 53-3 Nishidori Fukutomicho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0042,Kanagawa Prefecture
Tel: 045-231- 3726
Check-in:: from 15:00 
Check-out: Until 10:00
Price: 4000yen ~ (tax included)
Themed capsule hotels (animation, Samurai in Warring States Period, Ninja, Courtesan)

Reservation page (Japanese): http://newcity.rwiths.net/r-withs/tfi0010a.do
Official website (Japanese): http://www.city-s.co.jp/newcity/

★More about Yokohama★


4. Yamagata
Beside hot springs and Japanese food
a place that is full of seasonal colors

Spring 
Cherries picking
Yamadera (Mountain climbing)
Soba
Shogi (Japanese Chess)



Autumn

Apples picking
Soba making
maple leaves 
craft experience 

★More about Yamagata ★


5.  Hokkaido

In the city


★Sapporo TV Tower

This 147 feet tall TV Tower was built in 1957 and sits in the heart of Sapporo. It is a great place to enjoy the night view of Sapporo!

Address: 1 chome Odorinishi, Chuo-Ku, Sapporo, Hakkaido
Hours: 09:00 - 22:00
Observation deck admissions fee:
720 yen (19 years old and over)
600 yen (High school students)
400 yen (Jr. high school students)
300 yen (Elementary school students)
100 yen (children between 3 to 5 years old)
Homepage: http://www.tv-tower.co.jp/en/
Google Map




Outside the city


★Rental car trip start from New Chitose Airport by Nissan Rental Car

Sapporo
Furano and Biei- Flower field
Asahikawa -zoo and Asahikawa ramen
Abashiri - Prison Museum and Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum
Shiretoko -World Heritage Site 
Lake Akan and Lake Mashu
Yubari - melon
Car rental rates (5-seat SUV)
9,720 yen per 6 hours
11,880 yen per 12 hours
14,040 yen per 24 hours
11,880 yen for an extra day
2,160 yen for an extra hour

NISSAN Rent a Car Reservation Page:
https://nissan-rentacar.com/english/


★More about Hokkaido ★


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Again
 what is JAPANKURU?
JAPANKURU is a team of members from all over the world, 
now living in Japan.
We would like to bring everyone the deepest part of Japan.
We travel from Tokyo to other regions within Japan.
Culture, entertainment, pop, tradition, hand-on experience, 
accommodation, shopping, food and blah blah blah....


Let's share our Japanese Stories!!!!
Have fun and keep track with us in 2017!!!


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