Gingko trees at Hikarigaoka Park

Hikarigaoka Park is a refreshing open space in Nerima ward in Northern Tokyo. However, it is right on the border of Wako City, literally a two minute walk on the west side. The park is also on the Tobu Tojo line that runs through central Saitama. For these two reasonsRead More →

Tokinosumika Milky Way summer night illumination in Shizuoka

Gotemba Kogen / Tokinosumika night illumination – Hikarinosumika We have been visiting the Tokinosumika resort annually for years. At first the illumination at the resort wasn’t that well known although its always been an elaborate display. In recent years, it has received the acclaim it deserves. Gotemba Illumination Tokinosumika (sometimesRead More →