By Meera

Touch the Clouds at Mount Omuro in Shizuoka!

Have you ever imagined being at the top of a mountain and having a panoramic look on the world around you? It is possible at Mount Omuro (Omuroyama) on the Izu peninsula in Shizuoka prefecture. Izu peninsula is known for its hot springs, beaches, and cliffs, and it is an all-time favorite spot in the…

Explore Kawazu Seven Waterfalls and Enjoy the Beauty of Nature!

Do you love exploring waterfalls, mountains, and forests? Then visit Kawazu town which is located in Izu-hanto (Izu Peninsula) in the Shizuoka prefecture. Kawazu Nanadaru is a great place to refresh and relax. Yes, as the name suggests (nana is seven in Japanese) there are seven waterfalls hidden inside the forest within a 1.5 km…

5 Great Reasons to Love Japan and Make it a Travel Destination

There are many tourist destinations all over the world, but Japan is exceptionally good in all its flavors. Once you visit Japan, you will fall in love with it for so many reasons. Below are only five which may inspire you to visit Japan multiple times. 1. Traditional Cultural Experience fedorova-e.ru/ Though Japan possesses various…

Immerse Yourself in the Beauty of Izu Peninsula!

Izu Hanto (Izu Peninsula) boasts one of the most beautiful coastlines in Japan. It is fully packed with all the stuff you want to experience in Japan. There is the delicious fresh seafood, beautiful trekking areas, steep cliffs, beaches, waterfalls, mountains, onsen and what not. You will surely enjoy a great vacation here! Nobody will…

Visit the Seven Lucky Gods on Your New Year’s Pilgrimage

Many Japanese people are quite superstitious: they believe in luck and fortune tellings. In addition to different kinds of lucky charms, black eggs and several animals, there is a set of seven deities called ‘shichifukujin’ (seven lucky gods) that are supposed to bring you luck. The pictures and sculptures of these deities are worshipped and…

Ojizo-sama, Guardian of Travelers!

Have you seen these small cute smiling faces carved on stone on the road sides of Japan? These sculptures will never go unnoticed by any traveler. These are found near the mountains, temples, bridges or at the end of a street. Generally, these sculptures are called Dosojin, protector of travelers and pedestrians. Author’s photo In…

5 Traditional Japanese Souvenirs that Leave a Long-Lasting Impression

When you visit Japan, you will come across the uniqueness and genuineness of its proud culture. Below are a few goods that give you a feel of Japan in its appearance itself. These are among the best souvenirs that you can have or gift. 1. Furin, Japanese wind chimes tomochanstore.blogspot.jp/ If you visit Japan in…