Tag: Forest bathing

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Virtual Japan – Day 4 – Matsumoto Castle

This iconic structure is indeed a must see. Extraordinarily rich with Japanese history and heritage, you can touch and feel the past due to the impeccable state of preservation of this “fortress”, both inside and out. You can almost hear the noises of battle and the Samurai warriors frantically defending it. The original Keep (main tower) and inner walls survived since their building began … Read More Virtual Japan – Day 4 – Matsumoto Castle

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Virtual Japan – Day 3 – Part 2 – The birthplace of Shinrin-Yoku

Agematsu Town arrival I am getting so close to visiting the birth place of the practice of Shinrin Yoku, the dream is becoming a reality but little did I know I was going to be blown away by the reality that was awaiting. I had arranged this visit months ago. I contacted the Agematsu Town Tourism Association and Ms. Kazue Matsubara arranged everything for … Read More Virtual Japan – Day 3 – Part 2 – The birthplace of Shinrin-Yoku