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Kagoshima

Lush and tropical, Kagoshima Prefecture inhabits the southernmost part of Kyushu and includes a string of islands stretching to Taiwan. The most famous of these

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City Guide: Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a city that will make you feel much more than the usual travel bug excitement. Being one of two atomic bomb drop sights from back in World War II,

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Ehime

Ehime is home to Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs with a history going back almost 1,000 years. In the loosely auto-biographical novel **Botchan**,

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Get Your Sweet Tooth Ready: 7 Japanese Desserts You Have to Try!

The best part about visiting any country is food. You can learn so much about a country by just eating, and the best part of any meal is dessert! Japan has a ve

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Nishi Awa: Japan’s Hidden Nature Getaway in Tokushima Prefecture

If you have never heard of Shikoku Island in Japan, it will for sure be on your radar soon as many more tourists and foreigners are choosing this area to either travel to or settle down in. But more specifically, one of the prefectures that is gaining a lot of attention recently is Tokushima Prefecture.

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Sight in Tokyo

National Museum of Nature and Science

The National Museum of Nature and Science is a popular spot with tourists and locals alike and is located within Ueno Park.

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Sight in Kyoto

Onkashi-tsukasa Tsuruya Kotobuki

Onkashi-tsukasa Tsuruya Kotobuki is a wagashi (traditional Japanese confectioneries) shop specializing in sakuramochi, a rice cake wrapped in salted sakura or c

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Sight in Kyoto

KIMONO FOREST

The Kimono Forest is located at the Arashiyama Station just a few minutes away from the Bamboo Forest. Walk through 600 colorful poles, filled with a variety of kimono fabrics representing the beauty of the Kyo Yuzen style. Visit the Kimono Forest in the evening to see the fabrics create an illuminated and mesmerizing pathway.

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Sight in Shizuoka

Obuchi Sasaba

Located in Fuji City, this famous sightseeing spot boasts a view of tea fields and Mount Fuji.

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Sight in Shiga

Sagawa Art Museum

The Sagawa Art Museum was built by the Sagawa Kyubin company and overlooks the Biwa lake. The main exhibitions consist of Japanese artist's work such as paintin

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Neighborhood in Tokyo

Omotesando

Omotesando is known for its impeccably dressed and coiffed residents. With so many elegant beauties walking the streets, many scouts and hair stylists visit the

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Gifu

Gifu prefecture, known as the unofficial “center” of Japan, was and is very important to Japan in many aspects. For starters, it holds the record for most open

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Yamanashi

Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit

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Miyagi

Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting muse

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Kagoshima

Lush and tropical, Kagoshima Prefecture inhabits the southernmost part of Kyushu and includes a string of islands stretching to Taiwan. The most famous of these

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Niigata

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

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Gunma

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

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Hiroshima

The traditional center of the Chugoku region of Japan, and home to over 2.8 million people, Hiroshima is famous and infamous in its history and major sights. Hi

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Ishikawa

Ishikawa prefecture is a small, thin prefecture on the western coast of the Honshu island, next to the Sea of Japan. It is closer to Tokyo than Kyoto, making it

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Saga

Saga has a natural beauty that inspires. It is one of the few prefectures that has two different ocean borders: The Sea of Genkai on the north and on its south