Monday, May 28, 2018

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Whether you prefer hiking, driving, cycling, skiing, cruising, kimono dressing, or even pottery making, you won’t run out of things to do in Japan!

CULTURE | SPOTS | FOOD & DRINK | NATURE | EXPERIENCE | SHOPPING

mount haguro climbing guide

Mount Haguro: Walk the Mountain Path to Enlightenment

Experience the ancient shamanistic practices of Yamabushi spiritual training Yamagata has one of Japan’s most well-known sacred places for mountain worship, the Dewa Sanzan or...
blue cave sappa boat cruise

Iwate, Land of Marvels: Explore the “Blue Caves” of the sea

Let friendly fishermen guide you to the “Blue Cave” on the Sappa Boat Jodogahama is the most spectacular place along the Rikuchu-kaigan Coast...

Tokyo Disneyland celebrates its 35th anniversary with a special parade &...

  'To all that come to this happy place: Welcome!'- Walt Disney Disneyland, a place on earth that is truly one of a kind. Whether you...
tarai-bune boat ride 1

Rediscover the Charm of Niigata

1. Cycling through the City Visiting the Old Town The city of Niigata is divided into two parts by Shinano River, the longest river in Japan....

A day in Sumida Ward; Following in the footsteps of Hokusai

For the typical foreign tourist to Tokyo, a stop at Asakusa’s temples and souvenir shops is a must. Visitors tend to stop by the...
Gosen tulip festival

Sakura and Spring Flowers Compete to be the Most Beautiful

During the short spring of the Tohoku region, spring flowers race to catch up with the already blooming cherry blossoms. Once their petals begin...

Snow at its Best: Yunishigawa Kamakura Festival

Toshogu Shrine and Lake Chuzenji are two of the most well-known attractions in Nikko. But do you know that Yunishigawa is also an attraction...

Another 3hr trip – Shibuya

Shibuya is a well-known bustling entertainment district in Tokyo. For first time visitors, the seemingly chaotic pedestrian scramble in front of the station can...

Tokorozawa city; nature, history and anime!

I was greeted at the revamped Tokorozawa station by our friendly guides for the day. The hospitality was felt immediately after exchanging greetings. We...
wisteria in Ashikaga park

Tokyo day trips: spring flower landscapes

Spring is a season of new beginnings, new life and good weather. The cherry blossoms in Japan don't last long, but they create a...

White Day in Japan – the second Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day in Japan is uniquely one-sided with women giving chocolates to men. However, men are not off the hook, because exactly a month...

Another 3hr trip – Nightlife in Tokyo

It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before departing for the airport. Don’t know what to do...

Religious Encounters and Culinary Surprises in Shingu

By Rozemarije Zijlmans It’s said that the Kumano gods first descended to earth at the gigantic white, greyish rock that sticks out of the Gongenyama...

Another 3hr trip – Ikebukuro

  How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before...

Another 3hr trip – Shinagawa

  How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before...

Another 3hr trip – Shinjuku

  How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before...

Fuji Five Lakes in Autumn: Stunning Colors of Japan’s Foliage (Part...

Mt. Fuji puts on a new look every season. Fall is a great time to visit the Fuji Five Lakes (Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko...

Fuji Five Lakes in Autumn: Stunning Colors of Japan’s Foliage (Part...

Mt. Fuji puts on a new look every season. Fall is a great time to visit the Fuji Five Lakes (Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko...

Winter Illuminations Spots in Tokyo 2017

Christmas and New Year’s is coming! Have you decided how to spend your break in Tokyo? In recent years, winter illumination shows and displays...

Takeda Shingen: Based in the Mountainous Fortress

  Located in front of the Kofu train station, you can’t miss the magnificent warrior statue! As though overlooking the well-being of the Kofu City,...