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  • Nakasendo Kiso-Fukushima Post Town | Largest lodging town in Kiso area

    Nakasendo Kiso-Fukushima Post Town | Largest lodging town in Kiso area

    Kiso-Fukushima was a post town on the Nakasendo trail during feudal times. You can find many attractive preserved historical sites including the old town, magistrate office, checkpoint, and a beautiful Zen garden here.

  • Shinminato | Toyama Travel Guide

    Shinminato | Toyama Travel Guide

    Shinminato is a town in Imizu City facing Toyama Bay. You can enjoy watching crab auctions and fresh seafood at the fish market, a beautiful sailing boat, and a nostalgic canal cruise.

  • Fushimi Traditional Sake Breweries | Kyoto Travel Guide

    Fushimi Traditional Sake Breweries | Kyoto Travel Guide

    Fushimi is an area in the south of Kyoto with many sake breweries. Learn which breweries welcome visitors, and which other attractions there are in the area!

  • Kutaka Island for both diving and cycling

    Kutaka Island for both diving and cycling

    Do you want to go cycling on a quiet island near Okinawa Main Island? Then Kudaka Island is a great place to go.

  • Tokyo Character Street | Tokyo Travel Guide

    Tokyo Character Street | Tokyo Travel Guide

    If you want to buy anime goods in central Tokyo, Tokyo Character Street at Tokyo Station is awesome. There are more than 30 anime shops such as a Pokemon store, Jump Shop, and a Ghibli shop.

  • Ninna-ji Temple | Kyoto Travel Guide

    Ninna-ji Temple | Kyoto Travel Guide

    Not far from the famous Golden Pavillion is Ninna-ji temple. If you come during cherry blossom or maple leave season you can’t skip this temple, but also outside these seasons it’s worth a visit.

  • Takato Joshi Park | Nagano Travel Guide

    Takato Joshi Park | Nagano Travel Guide

    One of the most impressive cherry blossom spots in Nagano is the Takato Joshi Park. See our beautiful pictures taken this spring.

  • Five Fun Day Trip Destinations on Okinawa Main Island

    Five Fun Day Trip Destinations on Okinawa Main Island

    Looking for something else to do besides going to the beach? Check out these fun and active (half) day trips in the central part of Okinawa Main Island!

  • Soshigaya Ultraman Street | Tokyo Travel Guide

    Soshigaya Ultraman Street | Tokyo Travel Guide

    There is a fascinating street for pop culture fans in Soshigaya, Tokyo called Ultraman Shopping Street. There are many hidden superhero characters, you can have funny coffee and buy cool souvenirs.

  • Gujo Hachiman | Gifu Travel Guide

    Gujo Hachiman | Gifu Travel Guide

    Gujo Hachiman is a beautiful old town in Gifu Prefecture. It attracts many visitors because of the castle on the hill, beautiful streets with channels, plastic food sample workshops, and a dance festival.

  • Kappabashi Kitchen Street | Tokyo Travel Guide

    Kappabashi Kitchen Street | Tokyo Travel Guide

    All shops in Kappabashi Street sell kitchen wares for professionals and passionate home cooks. This is where Japan’s famous plastic food samples originated.

  • A Day Trip to Kouri Island and Tataki Waterfall

    A Day Trip to Kouri Island and Tataki Waterfall

    Are you looking for a cool day trip in Okinawa Main Island that is fun for the whole family? Kouri Island and the Tataki Waterfall are a great combination of action and relaxation with amazing views!

  • Tokorozawa Sakura Town | Saitama Travel Guide

    Tokorozawa Sakura Town | Saitama Travel Guide

    Maybe you wouldn’t think Saitama is a typical destination for pop culture and architecture fans, but Tokorozawa Sakura Town in Saitama is just that! Find out what to discover there.

  • Okinawa World and the Gyokusendo Cave

    Okinawa World and the Gyokusendo Cave

    Normally I am not a fan of theme parks without thrilling rides, but I did have a good time in Okinawa World. Find out what to do in this local theme park in the southern part of Okinawa Main Island.

  • Forest Adventure Japan | Ziplines and Excitement

    Forest Adventure Japan | Ziplines and Excitement

    Are you looking for another reason to come to subtropical Okinawa? Check out Forest Adventure Onna, one of the most exciting outdoor activities on the island.

  • Arakurayama Sengen Park | Mt Fuji Area

    Arakurayama Sengen Park | Mt Fuji Area

    Go to Arakurayama Sengen Park if you want to take that famous photograph that showcases three iconic symbols of Japan at the same time in spring; a five-storied pagoda, cherry blossoms, and Mt Fuji.

  • Kairakuen Garden | Ibaraki Travel Guide

    Kairakuen Garden | Ibaraki Travel Guide

    Kairakuen Garden in Mito (north of Tokyo) is one of the three great gardens of Japan that was constructed during the feudal time. It is especially famous for its beautiful plum blossoms in early spring.

  • Geihinkan (Akasaka Palace) | Tokyo Travel Guide

    Geihinkan (Akasaka Palace) | Tokyo Travel Guide

    Geihinkan (also known as Akasaka Palace) was built as a residence for the crown prince in the early 20th century. Now it is used for visiting VIPs from foreign countries. But you can also visit the beautiful banquet rooms!

  • Mount Yoshino | Nara Travel Guide

    Mount Yoshino | Nara Travel Guide

    Mount Yoshino is not only a sacred site with pilgrim routes passing through, it is also one of the most beautiful spots in the whole country to see the cherry blossoms in bloom.

  • Sengakuji Temple and the 47 Ronin Ako Loyal Samurai

    Sengakuji Temple and the 47 Ronin Ako Loyal Samurai

    Sengakuji is a Buddhist temple in Tokyo. It is a famous spot among history lovers because this is where the tombs of the 47 Ronin are located. Learn more about this fascinating story of loyalty and revenge.