Posts Tagged ‘ Photos ’

Japan Photos on Flickr

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Travel

If you are like me and love a good picture of Japan then you will definitely want to check out the Flickr JapanSoc Group. Group members can add one shot to the pool each day and some great ones have been added so far – take a look: Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Everyone is welcome […]

Yokohama Sparkles at Night

Jan 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

David Shackelford shares a beautiful shot of Yokohama at night with us today.  He’s a San Francisco native, currently studying in Tokyo at Waseda University, who spent his first Christmas in Japan on a platonic date in the trendy Minato Mirai area of Yokohama. In his own words: “This picture of Yokohama’s waterfront was taken […]

Free 2009 Japan Calendar

Dec 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Download your free printable 2009 Japan Calendar from The Nihon Sun. It’s a small way of wishing you and yours a happy holiday season and a great year to come!
Put one on your desk and give it as a gift to those who love Japan. The Nihon Sun 2009 Printable Japan Calendar will allow you and your friends to ponder a new image of Japan each month in 2009.

Shinto Priests at Meiji Jingu

Nov 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Temples & Shrines, Tokyo and Vicinity

This shot of traditionally dressed Shinto Priests parading at Meiji-Jingu Shrine in the Harajuku area of Tokyo was captured by Danielle who recently made a trip to the shrine’s Autumn Festival and it is with pleasure that we share it with you at The Nihon Sun.  Thanks Danielle! In her own words: “This shot was […]

Nihon on The Net – 11/23/08

Nov 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Nihon on the Net

Do you aspire to be B-grade gourmet?  B-grade gourmet is “food that is inexpensive but delicious and distinctive to a locality” and is what you eat with friends and family.  The B-1 Grand Prix was held in Kurume, Japan and featured 24 of Japan’s best-loved dishes competing for the holy grail of B-grade cuisine.  The […]

Kawagoe Buddha Statuary

Nov 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

This past weekend my husband and I made the almost two hour trip from Chiba Prefecture to Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture.  Nicknamed “Little Edo” this town is famous for it’s traditional architecture and a quaint old fashioned atmosphere.  We spent an enjoyable afternoon wandering about the town and ended up at Kitain Temple where 540 […]