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Madoka Hori / Photo-writer
Entrepreneurial translator/writer living in Hyogo.
As a licensed English tour guide, she occasionally takes tourists to beautiful destinations such as Kobe, Himeji, Okayama, Kyoto, and Osaka and her clients have never got lost so far.
On Setouchi Finder, as one of the original team members, she enjoys taking photos and sharing her favorite hidden gems.
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Japanese boxed lunches are a good travel mate, and can even be quite fun.
Mt. Gagyu as seen from JR Bitchu Takahashi station.
Soja city is located in the mid-south of Okayama prefecture, an area that was once the center of the ancient Kibi province.
Tamashima is a town area located in the western part of Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture.
Accompanied by the comment, "It's worth traveling all the way", in Takamatsu there is a sightseeing spot that received high praise in a famous French travel guide!
The year 2004 was the 50th anniversary of the Yakuri cable cars. I think I've seen this "face" somewhere...
It’s past midday… Accompanied by high-spirited shouts, the fire truck arrives in the harbor sounding its siren, which marks the start of the battle.
Get off the bright yellow train and walk 15 minutes southwest from the ticket gate of JR Hinose train station and you arrive at a fish market known as ‘Gomi no Ichi’ (five flavor market), which is arranged by Hinose's fishery cooperative.
Thump, thump, thump, thump… Four cute little ogres strike the rhythm by tapping the floor with long canes.
Nishinomiya Shrine in Nishinomiya city, Hyogo prefecture is the head shrine of the 3,500 Ebisu sect shrines in Japan.
Kobe city, The Kitano District.
Since the 1970s, districts such as Kazamidori no Yakata, an area of foreign residences, have increased in popularity.
Kobe Luminarie is arranged for the 20th time in the winter of 2014.
This is Kouroen in Nishinomiya city, Hyogo prefecture. As it was once located in front of a shrine, it has also been called Omaehama
The 4th Kobe Marathon was held on November 23rd, 2014. Starting off in front of Kobe city hall, nearly 20 thousand runners ran through the city areas towards Suma Beach then continued along the seashore.
When you get off the bus, a wind colder than that in the city blows through the trees. This is part of the Mt. Rokko group of mountains, situated in the southeastern part of Hyogo prefecture that has been designated part of the Setonaikai National Park.
Mr. Yamamoto, director of Yodokō Guest House says that the building, which stands proudly on the ridge of Mt. Rokkō, ‘looks like a ship sailing towards the Seto Inland Sea’.
Around lunchtime in Shin-Nagata... People out to get lunch are cycling into Nishi-Kobe Center Gai (pronounced ‘guy’) Street to the background sound of a harmonica being played by a shop owner on the street.
Leaving Tarumi station, I turned left, walked a little and saw the sign for Goshikizuka Kofun...