Oita Prefecture is located in northern Kyushu,
a region known as the "Gateway to Asia".
It is filled with hot springs (onsen), where visitors soak away
their stress in natural baths. It's also a place where the food
and the lifestyle are close to the land.
The annual grand gymnastic show, "Tokyo Marathon 2018" will be held on February 25 (Sunday). Then there will be more than 35,000 people running from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Shinjuku) to Tokyo Station (Chiyoda), passing many places of interest of Tokyo.
After pouring into boiling water for a few minutes...
a cup of hot instant noodles is ready!
This simple and delicious "instant noodles" were invented in Japan.
And I visited the "CUPNOODLES Museum Yokohama" to experience, eat, and enjoy the instant noodles!
One of activities in New Year's Holiday of Japan——Shichifukujin Meguri, like its name, people shall go to shrines or temples to visit seven gods.
Well, before the ceremony, let me introduce the seven lucky gods to you!