Tagged: Museum

Edo Castle (江戸城 Edo-jō) Tokyo, Japan, History, Japanese 1

Tokyo: Edo Castle AKA Tokyo Castle (江戸城)

A visit to a Japanese city is not complete without visiting its landmark castle. A visit to these Shogunate-era structures are among the favorite activities of the flock. And to our excitement, we learned that the Japanese capital, Tokyo, has...

NHK Headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo (NHK Studio Park, Tokyo, Japan) 3

Tokyo: NHK Studio Park

The Japanese Broadcasting Corporation, known as Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK, 日本放送協会), is the national public broadcaster of Japan. It has been in existence since 1924, with regular television broadcasts beginning in 1953. We have a couple of friends working in...

Osaka Castle, 大阪城, Ōsakajō, Osaka, Japan 0

Osaka: Exploring Osaka Castle (大阪城)

One of the most famous landmarks of any major Japanese city is their historic pre-Meiji-era castle. Being in Osaka, we wasted no time visiting is its own castle, the Osaka Castle (大阪城, Osaka-jo). We made our trip quite early, at...

King Sejong Monument | Gwanghwamun Square 광화문광장 Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea 9

Seoul: Gwanghwamun Square (and its Hidden Treasure Beneath)

Located in Jongno-gu, dividing Sejong Daero (Sejong Avenue) fronting Gwanghwamun Gate into two opposite lanes. The plaza itself is surrounded by places of cultural, political and economic significance, like headquarters of international companies (like Microsoft), media organizations (like Yonhap), and...

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Burgos, Ilocos Norte 0

Burgos: Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

Built in 1890 to guide sea vessels entering the Philippine territory from the north, the 65-foot (20-meter) tall Cape Bojeador Lighthouse is already one of the most well-known tourist spots in the north. It is located in Vigia de Nagparitan...