What to expect from a shinkansen ride
Train transport in Japan is known for being efficient, on time, clean - and in the case of shinkansens, super speedy. Here are a few quick observations I made f
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The Shiretoko Outdoor Guide Center, located inside Shiretoko National Park, organizes kayaking activities for all levels and ages.
The Tochigi Dashi Kaikan is a museum/experience at which you can experience the feeling of the Tochigi Autumn Festival at anytime of the year thanks to three pe
Located in Shibuya, one of Tokyo's main fashion districts, this coffee shop offers a wide menu of pies. The Deck Coffee & Pie offers meat and sweet pies as well
Echizen Ono Castle is located a 30 minute walk from Echizenono station. It is closed January through March.
Located close to Matsusaka Station, this bakery offers a selection of bread, including European loafs and pastries as well as bottled drinks and chilled jellies
The Hikarie building is a modern shopping mall and event space in Shibuya with a great range of places to shop, eat and drink.
JCII Camera Museum exhibits pertaining to all phases of the worldwide history of photography.
This museum is the museum of the history and culture of the Otsu region, which has a history of about 8000 years since the Jomon period.
Kosoku-ji is a Buddhist temple located west of Hase station.
Japan is a wonderful place to visit year round, for a number of reasons. The seasons are all so diverse, and different times of year have their own unique beaut
Cherry Blossoms in Katsuyama Park – Photo by Caroline FinkI’ve been in Japan for two years now and hanami, or flower viewing, is my favorite time of year. I’m
Japan is a country of islands. The 4 main islands of Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu makes up the majority of the country's landmass. That said, being such
Having been a big fan of Japanese contemporary music from overseas, I never would have imagined meeting them when I moved to Japan. But then, the news hit me: m
日本》北海道～釧路：有著最古老的“爐端燒老店” [老奶奶爐端燒] 來釧路必吃什麼？炉ばた（爐端燒）經過某個“台灣-美食節目”介紹＋推薦～[爐端燒] 一定不能錯過！在日本爐端燒的起源 ，就在 “北海道-釧路”！尤其是這間～全釧路最古老的爐端燒老店。其濃烈的懷舊風情, 以及經驗老道的老奶奶掌廚。 全釧路最古老的爐
Ginza is well known as one of the most luxurious spots to visit not just in Tokyo, but on the face of the planet. It's heaven for shopaholics, with big name bra
Feeling tired after shopping around Nakano Broadway, need a rest , somewhere not as noisy and somewhere to eat or just for a coffee.Head to the 2F to Bar Zingar
Japan has some pretty incredible natural wonders to see. From mountains to waterfalls, and amazing beaches to beautifully blossoming trees and flowers - you're
Okinawa is one of my favorite spots to visit through all of Japan. A place that has beautiful beaches, warm weather - and amazing coffee shops too?! It's a reas
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Oita is sometimes called the “Nara of the West”. It is located in the northeast of Kyushu and is best known for the city of Beppu which has more onsen (hot spri
With a nationally famous baseball team, two coasts on two different seas, and a high-class type of beef named after its capital, Hyogo is a prefecture of many t
Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda
Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie
Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he
Tochigi is famed for its onsen (hot springs), ski resorts and large natural parks. Approximately 21% of the prefecture is designated as parks. Its capital, Utsu
If your idea of a perfect vacation involves majestic forests, clear blue lakes, pillowy powder snow, and amazing, farm-fresh food, Hokkaido is an absolute dream
Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its
Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is