Wanders and Flowers

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Shinjuku Gyoen on a Weekday

Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen is a serene sanctuary in the middle of a bustling urban city. The park is a favorite place for people to rest, play, and relax after a busy week. With its huge open green space; forest-like corners; and beautiful landscapes, a day visit is not enough to see its full glory.     Shinjuku Gyoen: A Sanctuary at the Heart of Busy City Center   I have been.. Read More

Afternoon Stroll at Showa Kinen Park

Last Sunday, my husband and I went to Showa Kinen Park in Tachikawa.  It is still part of Tokyo metropolis but a little far west from Tokyo Central. Going there, we went to Nakano via Tozai Line from Nishi-Kasai and transferred to Chuo Line going to Takao. We were fortunate to catch the Ome Special Rapid because we only had three or four stops between Nakano and Shin-Tachikawa station. Finding the park from.. Read More