Photos: Rebun Island

Rebun Island 「礼文島, Rebun-tō」 is an island in the Sea of Japan off the northwestern tip of Hokkaidō, Japan. The island sits 50 kilometres (31 mi) off the coast of Hokkaidō. Rebun stretches 29 kilometres (18 mi) from north to south and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from east to west. …

Photos: Rishiri Island

Rishiri Island (利尻島 Rishiri-tō) is an island in the Sea of Japan off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan. It is part of Hokkaido Prefecture, and is divided between two towns, Rishiri and Rishirifuji. The island is formed by the cone-shaped extinct volcanic peak of Mount Rishiri. …

Iriomote Island, Taketomi, Okinawa, Japan

Iriomote Island (西表島 Iriomote-jima, Yaeyama: Irimutii; Okinawan: Iriumuti) is the largest of the Yaeyama Islands and the second largest in Okinawa Prefecture after Okinawa Island itself. Where is Iriomote Island, Taketomi, Okinawa, Japan? [mappress mapid="5"]

Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Japan

Ishigaki (石垣島 Ishigaki-jima) is a Japanese island west of Okinawa Hontō and the second-largest island of the Yaeyama Island group. …

Photos: Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan

Photos: Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan

Photos: Sapporo Maruyama Zoo (Hokkaido, Japan)

Sapporo Maruyama Zoo (札幌市円山動物園 Sapporo Maruyama Dōbutsuen) is a municipal zoo in Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. …

Photos: Tulip Festival

More than 400,000 tulips bloom around a Dutch windmill can be seen during Tulip Festival in Sakura Furusato Square, which is celebrated in April every year. The Dutch windmill symbolises goodwill between the Netherlands and Japan, which is a Dutch drainage type made in the Netherlands and the first built in Japan.

Photos: Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー Tōkyō Sukaitsurī) is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634.0 metres (2,080 ft) in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, displacing the Canton Tower, and the second tallest structure in the world after Burj Khalifa (829.8 m/2,722 ft). (Wikipedia)

Photos: Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station (東京駅) is a railway station in the Marunouchi business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, near the Imperial Palace grounds and the Ginza commercial district. …

Photos: Kilometer Zero of Japan

The Kilometre Zero of Japan (日本国道路元標) is on the middle of Nihonbashi bridge in Tokyo.

Photos: Nishi-Shinjuku

Nishi-Shinjuku (西新宿) is a skyscraper business district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

高尾山 – Mt. Takao

Mount Takao (高尾山 Takao-san) is a mountain in the city of Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan. It is protected within Meiji no Mori Takao Quasi-National Park. Standing 599 metres (1,965 ft) tall and located within an hour of downtown Tokyo, it is a popular hiking spot, with eight hiking courses and more than 2.5 million annual visitors.

代々木公園 / Yoyogi Park

Check out the Yoyogi Park (代々木公園, Yoyogi kōen) photos. Yoyogi Park is one of the largest parks in Tokyo, Japan located adjacent to Harajuku Station and Meiji Shrine in Shibuya.

Tokyo Bay Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display)

These photos were taken at Harumi Pier, Odaiba, Tokyo Japan on August 11, 2012 for the annual Tokyo Bay Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display) with 12,000 fireworks. …

Ueno Zoo, Tokyo Japan

The Ueno Zoo is a 14.3-hectare zoo located in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. It is Japan’s oldest zoo, opening on March 20, 1882.

Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji), Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺 Temple of the Golden Pavilion), also known as Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺 Deer Garden Temple?), is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The Golden Pavilion (金閣 kinkaku) is a three-story building on the grounds of the Rokuon-ji temple complex. The top two stories of the pavilion are covered with pure gold leaf. [codepeople-post-map]

Sky 3DTV Demo: The 3D TV Mania

Here’s the demo of Sky’s 3DTV prototype, which broadcasts three-dimensional images using standard Sky HD technology but it requires a special screen …

Japanese Robonurse cares for elderly

Japanese researchers have created a robot nurse that can lift elderly patients from wheelchairs and beds. Naturally, it looks like a giant teddy bear.   Riba, short for Robot for Interactive Body Assistance, was developed by the state-run Riken research center. Promoters are calling it the world’s first robot to lift people in its arms.   Riba can move patients weighing up to 134 pounds in its foam-padded paws and transfer them from beds to wheelchairs. Its cute face is designed to make the 400-pound robot less imposing. …

QR-code for your website: Mobile tagging

Is your website QR-ready? But what is QR in the first place? A QR Code is a matrix code or two-dimensional bar code, as shown on the left, created by Japanese Denso-Wave corporation. The “QR” is derived from “Quick Response”, which decode its content at high speed. QR Codes are common in Japan and most current Japanese mobile phones can read QR code with their built-in camera. …

Japan Nature Wallpapers Part 1

Japan nature Wallpapers: Available Resolution: 1024 x 768 …

Health: Drink Water On Empty Stomach

I received this e-mail from my friend – maureen. I would like to share it with you. It is popular in Japan today to drink water immediately after waking up every morning. Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value. We publish below a description of use of water for our readers. For old and serious diseases as well as modern illnesses the water treatment had been found successful by a Japanese medical society as a 100% cure for the following diseases: Headache, body ache, heart system, arthritis, fast heart beat, epilepsy, excess fatness, bronchitis asthma, TB, meningitis, kidney and urine diseases, vomiting, gastritis, diarrhea, piles, diabetes, constipation, all eye diseases, womb, cancer and menstrual disorders, ear nose and throat diseases. . METHOD OF TREATMENT As you wake up in the morning before brushing teeth, drink 4 x 160ml glasses of water Brush and clean the mouth but do not eat or drink anything for 45 minute After 45 minutes you may eat and drink as normal. After 15 minutes of breakfast, lunch and dinner do not eat or drink anything for 2 hours Those who are old or sick and are unable to drink 4 glasses of water at the …