Tags » Shikoku

Kuishiyama (工石山) Easy Day Hike

Summary
Not to be confused with the nearby (and more remote) mountain of the same name (see my Oku-Kuishiyama report), Kuishiyama is a 1176.4m peak located in the mountains north of Kochi city on the border with Tosa-cho. 344 more words

Shikoku

Kurozawa Marshlands (黒沢湿原) and Tabinoshiri Waterfall (たびの尻滝) Easy Hike

Shikoku is famous for its beautiful mountains, steep valleys and clear rivers. Because of its terrain almost all flat space in the mountainous centre of the island has long since been spoken for. 604 more words

Shikoku

Japanese ad campaign shows how to stop babies crying - by slurping udon noodles

These crying babies are immediately calmed by the sound of slurping, which is said to sound similar to noises heard in the womb. 385 more words

Japan

The weird and wonderful things people leave behind on Japanese trains

Japan Rail has just released a list of the most rare and frequently lost items found on their trains, and when they’re most likely to find them 531 more words

Japan