general profile
nickname
kokumamushi
residing
Wisconsin, United States
member since
4 February 2009
interests
History, Pottery, Ski, Travel

japan travel profile
how often
more than five times
how long
more than two months
travel budget
low (5,000 - 10,000 yen per day and person)
travel pace
slow
travel style
individual travel
travel interests
Historic Towns, Arts and Crafts, Outdoor, Hot Springs, Food
accommodation used
Business Hotel
Ryokan
Minshuku
Hostel
Hotel
Pension
Temple Lodging
Camping
transportation used
Train
Shinkansen
City Bus
Domestic Flight
Car
Taxi
Ferry
Motorcycle
Bicycle
Highway Bus
tickets used
Japan Rail Pass
Kyushu Rail Pass
Oneworld Air Pass
Star Alliance Air Pass
destinations visited
Aizu
Aso
Beppu
Fuji Five Lakes
Fukuoka
Hagi
Hakodate
Himeji
Hiroshima
Kagoshima
Kamakura
Kanazawa
Kirishima
Kochi
Kumamoto
Kyoto
Matsumoto
Matsushima
Matsuyama
Minamata
Miyajima
Nagano
Nagasaki
Nagoya
Nara
Nikko
Okinawa Island
Osaka
Otaru
Sado
Sapporo
Shirakawago
Takayama
Tokyo
Towada
Toyako
Yakushima
Yamanouchi
Yokohama
Arita and Imari
Dazaifu
Hikone
Hirosaki
Ise Shima
Izumo
Kamikochi
Kiso Valley
Kushiro
Matsue
Mount Fuji
Narita
Nichinan
Noboribetsu
Norikura
Onuma Park
Sanriku Coast
Shikotsuko
Shimabara Peninsula
Amakusa
Bandai
Boso Peninsula
Chichibu
Iwaki
Iya Valley
Karuizawa
Kobe
Kuju
Kurokawa
Miyazaki
Morioka
Naruto
Okayama
Ozu
Satsuma Peninsula
Sendai
Takachiho
Takeo Onsen
Tsuwano
Ureshino Onsen
Yufuin
Akita
Aomori
Fujinomiya
Fukui
Fukushima
Gero Onsen
Inuyama
Jozankei
Kawasaki
Kinugawa Onsen
Kitakyushu
Niseko
Saitama
Sakata
Tokushima
Toyama
Uji
Utsunomiya
Yamaguchi
Huis Ten Bosch
Tomioka
Karatsu
Takeda Castle Ruins
Yutoku Inari
sightseeing spots visited
Ouchijuku (Aizu)
Yatai (Food Stalls) (Fukuoka)
Morning Market (Hakodate)
Motomachi (Hakodate)
Mount Hakodate (Hakodate)
Hikone Castle (Hikone)
Himeji Castle (Himeji)
Hiroshima Downtown (Hiroshima)
Peace Park (Hiroshima)
Sakurajima (Kagoshima)
Great Buddha (Kamakura)
Hiking Trails (Kamakura)
Kenrokuen (Kanazawa)
Ebino Kogen (Kirishima)
Hiking in Kirishima (Kirishima)
Kirishima Onsen (Kirishima)
Narai (Kiso Valley)
Katsuo no tataki (Kochi)
Kochi Castle (Kochi)
Kumamoto Castle (Kumamoto)
Chionin Temple (Kyoto)
Daigoji Temple (Kyoto)
Fushimi Inari Shrine (Kyoto)
Gion (Kyoto)
Hieizan (Kyoto)
Higashiyama (Kyoto)
Kyoto Station (Kyoto)
Nijo Castle (Kyoto)
Ryoanji Temple (Kyoto)
Sanjusangendo (Kyoto)
Takao (Kyoto)
Toji Temple (Kyoto)
Matsumoto Castle (Matsumoto)
Matsushima Bay (Matsushima)
Matsuyama Castle (Matsuyama)
Disease Related Sites (Minamata)
Daisho-in Temple (Miyajima)
Itsukushima Shrine (Miyajima)
Mount Misen (Miyajima)
Climbing Mount Fuji (Mount Fuji)
Dutch Slope (Nagasaki)
Glover Garden (Nagasaki)
Nagasaki Peace Park (Nagasaki)
Tokugawa Art Museum (Nagoya)
Horyuji Temple (Nara)
Nara Park (Nara)
National Museum (Nara)
Todaiji Temple (Nara)
Yakushiji Temple (Nara)
Futarasan Shrine (Nikko)
Lake Chuzenji (Nikko)
Taiyuin (Nikko)
Toshogu Shrine (Nikko)
Porotokotan (Noboribetsu)
Canal Area (Otaru)
Herring Mansion (Otaru)
Sakaimachi Street (Otaru)
Osado Skyline (Sado)
Historic Village (Sapporo)
Mount Moiwa (Sapporo)
Ainokura Village (Shirakawago)
Ogimachi Village (Shirakawago)
Hida Folk Village (Takayama)
Old Town (Takayama)
Odaiba (Tokyo)
Roppongi (Tokyo)
Shinjuku (Tokyo)
Takaosan (Tokyo)
Tsukiji Outer Market (Tokyo)
Ueno Park (Tokyo)
Lake Towada (Towada)
Oirase Stream (Towada)
Showa Shinzan (Toyako)
Usuzan West Craters (Toyako)
Byodoin Temple (Uji)
Around the Island (Yakushima)
Yakusugi Land (Yakushima)
Shiga Kogen Resort (Yamanouchi)
Yamashita Park (Yokohama)
Yamate and Motomachi (Yokohama)
Higashiyama Onsen (Aizu)
Iimoriyama (Aizu)
Oyakuen Garden (Aizu)
Okawachiyama Village (Arita and Imari)
Aso Shrine (Aso)
Mount Aso (Aso)
Beppu Hot Springs (Beppu)
Jigoku (Hells) (Beppu)
Mount Nokogiriyama (Boso Peninsula)
Kanzeonji Temple (Dazaifu)
Komyozenji Temple (Dazaifu)
Tenmangu Shrine (Dazaifu)
Lake Kawaguchiko (Fuji Five Lakes)
Fort Goryokaku (Hakodate)
Castle Road (Hikone)
Genkyuen Garden (Hikone)
Hirosaki Castle (Hirosaki)
Inner Shrine (Ise Shima)
Mikimoto Pearl Island (Ise Shima)
Izumo Taisha (Izumo)
Museum of Ancient Izumo (Izumo)
Zeniarai Benten (Kamakura)
Nagamachi (Kanazawa)
Nihon Minkaen (Kawasaki)
Kirishima Shrine (Kirishima)
Hirasawa (Kiso Valley)
Magome (Kiso Valley)
Nakasendo Hiking (Kiso Valley)
Kochi Downtown (Kochi)
Mount Godaisan (Kochi)
Hosokawa Residence (Kumamoto)
Suizenji Garden (Kumamoto)
Ginkakuji (Kyoto)
Honganji Temples (Kyoto)
Kinkakuji (Kyoto)
Kiyomizudera (Kyoto)
Matsue Castle (Matsue)
Zuiganji Temple (Matsushima)
Senjokaku (Miyajima)
Walking Trails (Miyajima)
Zenkoji Temple (Nagano)
Chinatown (Nagasaki)
Dejima (Nagasaki)
Toyota Related Sights (Nagoya)
Shin-Yakushiji (Nara)
Naritasan Temple (Narita)
Irohazaka (Nikko)
Kegon Waterfall (Nikko)
Rinnoji Temple (Nikko)
Hot Springs (Noboribetsu)
Korakuen Garden (Okayama)
Hedo Misaki (Okinawa Island)
Nakagusuku Castle (Okinawa Island)
Shuri Castle (Okinawa Island)
War Memorials (Okinawa Island)
Sado Gold Mine (Sado)
Sapporo Beer Museum (Sapporo)
Susukino (Sapporo)
Mount Unzen (Shimabara Peninsula)
Takachiho Gorge (Takachiho)
Morning Markets (Takayama)
Takayama Jinya (Takayama)
Yatai Kaikan (Takayama)
Ameyoko (Tokyo)
Asakusa (Tokyo)
Edo Open Air Museum (Tokyo)
Edo-Tokyo Museum (Tokyo)
Ginza (Tokyo)
Hama Rikyu (Tokyo)
Harajuku (Tokyo)
Imperial East Gardens (Tokyo)
Meiji Shrine (Tokyo)
Sengakuji Temple (Tokyo)
Sensoji Temple (Tokyo)
Shibuya (Tokyo)
Shinjuku Gyoen (Tokyo)
Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo)
Yasukuni Shrine (Tokyo)
Toyako Onsen (Toyako)
Usuzan Ropeway (Toyako)
Chinatown (Yokohama)
Noguchi Memorial Hall (Aizu)
Tsuruga Castle (Aizu)
Arita Town (Arita and Imari)
Urabandai (Bandai)
Mount Tsurumi (Beppu)
Chichibu Shrine (Chichibu)
Canal City (Fukuoka)
Ohori Park (Fukuoka)
Shofukuji Temple (Fukuoka)
Azuma Mountains (Fukushima)
Former Castle Town (Hagi)
Hagi Castle (Hagi)
Hagiyaki Pottery (Hagi)
Kokoen Garden (Himeji)
Coal Museum (Iwaki)
Iya Kazurabashi (Iya Valley)
Iya Valley (Iya Valley)
Mount Tsurugi (Iya Valley)
Oboke Gorge (Iya Valley)
Former Taisha Station (Izumo)
Hachimangu Shrine (Kamakura)
Hasedera Temple (Kamakura)
Kanazawa Castle (Kanazawa)
Heian Shrine (Kyoto)
Kyoto Tower (Kyoto)
Philosopher's Path (Kyoto)
Yasaka Shrine (Kyoto)
Hearn Residence (Matsue)
Samurai District (Matsue)
Nakamachi (Matsumoto)
Fukuura Island (Matsushima)
Godaido (Matsushima)
Oshima Island (Matsushima)
Eco City Minamata (Minamata)
Aoshima Island (Miyazaki)
Mount Inasa (Nagasaki)
Oura Church (Nagasaki)
Nagoya Castle (Nagoya)
Sakae (Nagoya)
Kasuga Taisha (Nara)
Sawara Town (Narita)
Whirlpools (Naruto)
Akechidaira Plateau (Nikko)
Ryuzu Waterfall (Nikko)
Shinkyo Bridge (Nikko)
Yumoto Onsen (Nikko)
Norikura Kogen (Norikura)
Okayama Castle (Okayama)
Nakijin Castle (Okinawa Island)
Minami (Namba) (Osaka)
City Museum (Otaru)
Old Town (Ozu)
Ogi Town (Sado)
Senkaku Bay (Sado)
Jodogahama (Sanriku Coast)
Botanic Garden (Sapporo)
Clock Tower (Sapporo)
Nijo Market (Sapporo)
Odori Park (Sapporo)
Ibusuki (Satsuma Peninsula)
Shimabara Castle (Shimabara Peninsula)
Unzen Onsen (Shimabara Peninsula)
Amano Iwato Shrine (Takachiho)
Takachiho Shrine (Takachiho)
Higashiyama Walk (Takayama)
Akihabara (Tokyo)
Ikebukuro (Tokyo)
Institute for Nature (Tokyo)
Kappabashi Street (Tokyo)
Nihonbashi (Tokyo)
Shinagawa (Tokyo)
Shiodome (Tokyo)
Tsukishima (Tokyo)
Yoyogi Park (Tokyo)
Zojoji Temple (Tokyo)
Imari Town Center (Arita and Imari)
Government Ruins (Dazaifu)
Sengen Shrine (Fujinomiya)
Fukuoka Castle Ruins (Fukuoka)
Red Brick Warehouses (Hakodate)
Samurai District (Hirosaki)
Hiroshima Castle (Hiroshima)
Ago Bay (Ise Shima)
Spa Resort Hawaiians (Iwaki)
Senganen Garden (Kagoshima)
Shiroyama Park (Kagoshima)
Beaches (Kamakura)
Nishi Chaya District (Kanazawa)
Nikko Edomura (Kinugawa Onsen)
Tsumago (Kiso Valley)
Moji Port (Kitakyushu)
Yawata Steel Works (Kitakyushu)
Hearn Residence (Kumamoto)
Maruyama Park (Kyoto)
Subaru Line 5th Station (Mount Fuji)
Meganebashi Bridge (Nagasaki)
Naramachi (Nara)
Katori Shrine (Narita)
Kanmangafuchi Abyss (Nikko)
Senjogahara Marsh (Nikko)
Ryukyu Mura (Okinawa Island)
Bay Area (Osaka)
Ozu Castle (Ozu)
Sado History Museum (Sado)
Toki Forest Park (Sado)
Honma Residence (Sakata)
Miyako (Sanriku Coast)
Sapporo Factory (Sapporo)
Sapporo Station (Sapporo)
Government Building (Tokyo)
Imperial Palace (Tokyo)
Mount Mitake (Tokyo)
Yurakucho (Tokyo)
Uji River (Uji)
Uji Tea (Uji)
Aeon Narita (Narita)
Sendai Downtown (Sendai)
Toyosu (Tokyo)
Outer Shrine (Ise Shima)
Oku-Iya Kazurabashi (Iya Valley)
Hara Castle Ruins (Shimabara Peninsula)
Mount Hakkoda (Towada)

japan living profile
living duration
5-10 years