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Snow monkeys - Japanese rarity

One of the rarities Japan can boast with is “snow monkeys” living in Nagano prefecture. The monkeys are Japanese macaques, a species vernacular to Japanese moun

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The all-year-round resort at the doorstep of Tokyo with celebrity factor!

Just over an hour away from Tokyo lies Karuizawa, a beautiful mountain resort, that famously serves as an escape from the suffocating summer heat of the city in

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Places worth visiting in and near Matsumoto city

Matsumoto city is an excellent and compact city with lots of local soba restaurants, izakayas, and some tourist attractions. You can ride a bike for free if you

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Monkey business @ Nagano

One advice that I  repeatedly heard before going to Japan: Always call a day or two before to check. Too bad my family didn't follow that >.<Our plan was

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A view from above the clouds - Sora Terrace

 Today, my friend and I have decided to visit an extraordinary touristic attraction – a terrace high above the cloud height with a vista of northern part of Nag

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Tateyama Alpine Route: Is this Japan’s Most Spectacular Mountain Destination?

Towering snow walls in late spring, grassy plains and wildflowers in summer, stunning autumn foliage, Japan’s tallest waterfall and highest

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Iizuna 2 Day Tour Itinerary [Nagano Prefecture]

Known as a popular destination for winter sports, Nagano is located in the central area of Japan, and was the host of the 1998 Winter Olympics and Paralympics,