The end of Tsuyu – Rainy Season –

JMA, Japan Meteorological Agency, announced the rainy season was over on 13 July in the southern Kyushu and 20 July in the northern Kyushu. We are happy to welcome the beginning of summer! But be careful, these days summers are getting much hotter than what they used to be. In my childhood, summers were like… Read More

Takachiho Grand Super Cart

Now, Takachiho Super Cart has been changed its name to “Takachiho Grand Super Cart” with the new train cars of which capacity was raised up to 30 persons. We enjoyed the gorgeous landscape on the iron bridge built at the height of 105 meters above the river. Just watch the footage below on this page,… Read More

LTE introduced in Gokanosho!

In telecommunication, Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies. (from Wikipedia) It’s a huge breakthrough, finally we said good-bye to very-low-speed wireless communication! LTE was introduced in Gokanosho today, by the Japan’s biggest telecommunication company Docomo. So travelers who… Read More