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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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The Best Times to Visit Gunma

Thinking about the best time to go on a drive into the mountains?

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Mount Haruna

Haruna-san, or Mount Haruna, is one of Gunma prefecture's three famous mountains besides Akagi-yama and Myogi-san. It is also sometimes referred to as Mount Har

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Yamadera mountain area

Yamadera  is just 1 h away from Sendai or 20 minuts from Yamagata Station by local tran in Tohoku. Just a few minutes walk from the station is the large temple

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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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The perfect stay in Miyajima

Miyajima is definitely one of the most popular destinations for tourists who visit the Hiroshima area. With its status as one of Japan's top three scenic views

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Amagoya Osatsu Kamado

Amagoya Osatsu Kamado is an Ama – women divers' – hut, a place where the divers gather to rest and warm up after their dives. Here, visitors get to chat to the

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The Best Times to Visit Yamanashi

See Fuji from up close at Yamanashi!

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Ashikaga's Majestic Wisterias

Landscape out from a story book, a fairytale scenery  come to life…Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi Prefecture is a magnificent place to witness the airy purple,

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First Time in Ishikawa

Ishikawa prefecture is great for Japanese culture fanatics, as well as your average traveler. Whether it’s your first time or your hundredth, Ishikawa Prefectur

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Hokkaido

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

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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

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Hyogo

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

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Kanagawa

Kanagawa is a dynamic part of the greater Tokyo area. The capital city, Yokohama, features the famous Chinatown district, a port area with dining and shopping p

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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

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Kyoto

Kyoto is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Japan. The historical city is home to iconic landmarks such as Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkaku-ji and the Fushimi-inari shrine.

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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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Ibaraki

If you're a nature person, you’ll fall in love with Ibaraki, a scenic coastal prefecture northeast of Tokyo. With up to 15% of its land area dedicated to natura

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Shizuoka

Majestic Mount Fuji, rolling hills of green tea plantations, and the gorgeous coastline of the Izu Peninsula give Shizuoka a rich character that makes it a grea