Spectacular Tokyo view from Ebisu Garden Place 恵比寿ガーデンプレイスからの壮大な景色

The location of Ebisu is 6km south west away from Tokyo station. There used to be very large Japanese beer factory “Ebisu Beer” there. But Sapporo Beer, the owner company of Ebisu beer factory decided to move the factory function from there and a vast land was generated in the …

Underpass “Takanawa Guard” famous with extreme low ceiling 低い天井で有名な「高輪ガード」

Most central areas in Tokyo are filled with modernized buildings and few structures have design problems. However, here “Takawana Guard (underpass)” is one of the rare spots with a mysterious structure that I know. 東京の都市部の多くは先進的なビルに埋め尽くされ、設計上の問題がある構造物はほとんどありません。しかし、ここ「高輪ガード」は私が知っている不思議な構造を持つ数少ないスポットの代表格です。 The reason this Takanawa underpass is famous is its low ceiling. Vehicles over 1.5m height …

“Genting Highlands” Casino Resort in Malaysia マレーシア・カジノ・リゾート「ゲンティン・ハイランド」

Basically Casino is restricted in Malaysia, but there is only one exception. It is “Genting Highlands” which is only one officially approved casino in Malaysia. Its locations is mountain area, about 35km north of KL Sentoral station. マレーシアでは原則カジノは規制されています。しかし唯一の例外があります。それは「ゲンティン・ハイランド」。マレーシアで唯一の公認カジノです。その場所は山間の高地。KLセントラル駅から約35km北に位置しています。 The altitude of this place is very high (1,700m). So this is …

Winter illumination at Tokyo Midtown 2019 東京ミッドタウンイルミネーション2019

Tokyo Midtown is a large commercial complex that opened on March 30, 2007. It was build on the land which belongs to Japan army. It became very popular place for tourists as well as Roppongi Hills, and is connected to Roppongi station with underground passage. 東京ミッドタウンは2007年3月30日にオープンした大型複合商業施設です。もともとこの土地は防衛庁があったところで、今やここは六本木ヒルズと並んで観光客に人気がある場所です。六本木駅から地下通路でつながっています。 This place is decorated …

Tropical Theme Park SUNWAY Lagoon トロピカル・テーマパーク サンウェイ・ラグーン

There are many beaches in Malaysia, but there is no beach near Kuala Lumpur suitable for swimming. And sometimes swimming in the pool is more comfortable and safer than swimming in the sea. So there is a very popular swimming amusement spot for KL citizens. “Sunway Lagoon Malaysia” is a …

Masjid Jamek in KL マスジット・ジャメ

“Masjid Jamek” is a station name of LRT(Light Rail Transportation) in Kuara Lumpur. The area around the station is commercial area, and it is filled with a lot of small arcade shops. 「マスジット・ジャメ」はクアラルンプールにある LRT(ライトレール鉄道)の駅です。その駅の周辺は商業地域であり、多くのアーケード・ショップが集まっています。 “Masjid Jamek” is also a name of the famous and oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur which …

Winter Illumination at Yurakucho 有楽町のウインター・イルミネーション

Many cities in Japan will have their own decoration with lots of lights in winter. Here Yurakucho, the next station to Tokyo has got the beautiful illumination from November 16. 日本の多くの都市は、冬に数多くの電飾で飾られます。東京駅の一つ隣のここ有楽町も11月16日から美しいイルミネーションで飾られました。 Winter season is one of the most beautiful periods in many city area in Japan at night. ウインター・シーズンは日本の都市が、夜、最も美しく輝く期間です。