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Cherry picking at Yatsugatake

Yatsugatake is a beautiful mountain area located at the border of Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures. It is a place which is worth visiting in any of the four seasons. Yamanashi is famous for its fruit picking sites. The orchards of this area provide opportunities to taste self-picked seasonal fruits like cherry, strawberry, apple, grapes and…

How Technology Paved a Way to the Greater Appreciation of Mt. Fuji

In a recent travel with my family, we came to see Mt. Fuji, one of Japan’s historic sites. At first, we agreed to just see it from a distance within Tokyo area. Fortunately and without the slightest idea, we went farther away from Tokyo and had reached a place called Yamanakako with the help of…

A hectic tour to the top of Mount Fuji

The obon vacation was approaching and we were yet to decide where to go on this vacation. Suddenly we thought – why not to the top of mount Fuji?! Then we started our online research and the result were so discouraging. From Tokyo, the tour group would take people to the top of mount Fuji…