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Article by Sam Lesmana

Discounts for Travelling around Tohoku

Tohoku, a region covering the northeastern portion of Honshu, the largest island of Japan, is an amazing place to visit. Beautiful nature and rural landscapes,

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Sight in Aichi

Mount Horaiji

A volcanic mountain in the Oku-Mikawa region in eastern Aichi, Mount Horaji is popular with hikers and home to Horai-ji Temple.

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Aichi

Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut

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Fireflies of the sea - Toyama Bay's hotaruika

To most of us city folk, fireflies are themselves amazing and elusive little critters. On a specific stretch of the eastern coast of Japan, this sense of wonder

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Sight in Toyama

Toyama Bay

The Toyama Bay is known for its variety of possible activities from sightseeing to sunbathing. The larger cities in the area are Himi, Imizu, Toyama, Namerikawa

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Sight in Saitama

Chichibu Night Festival Fireworks

Chichibu Night Festival Fireworks is one of the few fireworks festival held in winter.

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Chichibu Yomatsuri: One of the Oldest and Most Explosive Festivals in the Winter

There are essentially two reasons throngs of people go to the Chichibu Yomatsuri (Night Festival):The floats and the crowds via https://www.chichibu-omotenashi.

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The Best Times to Visit Shimane

Luck of the Irish in Spring And Irish festival? In Japan? You heard right. Each year in March, there is an Irish Festival complete with parades, drinking, and b

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The First Impression of Fukuoka

Fukuoka City is a large and populous city in Kyushu Prefecture, to the south of Japan. Close to Korea and not far from China, with access to the sea, it is an

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15 Unique Things about Hiking in Japan

Hiking is one of the most popular pastimes in Japan. It's no wonder really, as the country is said to be about 70% mountainous. But what makes hiking in Japan u

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Toyama

Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and ev

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Okayama

Okayama prefecture is situated along the Seto inland sea across from Shikoku. Just 15 minutes outside the capital city, visitors can enjoy the preserved old can

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The

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Shiga

Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho

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Kagawa

Kagawa Prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Shikoku Island. It is currently the smallest prefecture in Japan, and is settled on the Seto Inland Sea next

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Osaka

As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka is often compared to the capital city Tokyo—both popular travelling destinations in Japan. But some would venture to

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Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi is on the westernmost tip of Honshu, and because of its proximity, historically it has been an important center of cultural exchange with the Korean P

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Fukushima

Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear

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Chiba

Chiba Prefecture is just next door to the megalopolis of Tokyo, it's a special place with a long history. Chiba has abundant farm land, historic temples, tradit

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Mie

While often overlooked due to its more popular neighbors like Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya, Mie prefecture offers a unique cultural experience for those who visit. B