Not a travel in time but in space.
Koishikawa Korakuen is a big japanese garden (but not a stone garden) in the center of Tokyo.
When you're "sick" of the agitation, the speed of the city, going in this park is a good way for de-stress. (9 photos)
In Chrismas 2004, my wife and me decided to have a trip in the Chugoku area.
We started at Hiroshima, and after we're gone in smalls cities which have big history or long traditions: Onomichi, Kurashiki and finally Okayama. (10 photos)