Brewing on Premises at Hitachino Nest

Aside from brewing top-quality beer to markets around the globe, Hitachino Nest also offers the rather unique experience of producing beer at their brewery...

Nemophila flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park

Today saw me at Hitachi Seaside Park to check out the blue nemophila flowers that the park is famous for as they come into bloom around this time of year

Nemophila at Hitachi Seaside Park

Taking advantage of the beautiful spring weather, today I visited Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture, located northeast of Tokyo in the Kanto Plain. My purpose today was to see the tulips and the famous blue nemophila flowers which are blooming in the park now.

Plum Blossom Report from Kairakuen

About two hours north of Tokyo lies the city of Mito, home of Kairakuen, one of the top three landscape gardens in Japan along with Kenrokuen in Kanazawa and Korakuen in Okayama. Although a great...