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Enjoy 2 Unique Nature Experiences on the Way From Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo!

On the route from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo, which is surrounded by beautiful nature, there are actually many facilities offering interactive experiences where you can get in touch with nature. Here we introduce two such facilities that are popular among locals. 1. Narita Dream Dairy Farm Photo provided by Chiba Prefecture The ultimate farm…

Experience Ancient Fishing and Other Beautiful Sights Along This River in Japan

As the sun sets over Aichi’s Kiso River, three boats cast off from the shore of Inuyama. Lit only by a fired lantern, they paddle into the darkness, continuing a tradition over 1,300 years old. With an imposing skyline and an ancient castle as a backdrop, the boats – like fireflies – make their way…

100 Things to Do in Okinawa, the Beach Island Paradise of Japan, in 2018

Okinawa is a gorgeous collection of islands around 400 miles south of mainland Japan. It boasts sandy white beaches, glamorous hotel resorts, and fun activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, and swimming with marine animals. It is also home to several sightseeing spots such as gardens and castles, making the group of islands a worthwhile visit…

Discover Japan’s Ogasawara Islands: Things to Do and Much More

The Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are a group of 30 islands located about a thousand kilometers away from Tokyo (東京) to the south of Izu Islands (伊豆諸島). These are also known as Bonin Islands (ボニン諸島) which translates to “uninhabited islands” in Japanese. The archipelago is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is mostly referred to as…

Fisherman Japan: Rejuvenating Japan’s Fishing Industry After the Tohoku Disaster

During the March 11 earthquake and tsunami back in 2011, Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region was affected especially badly due to it being closest to the epicentre. Prior to this disaster, the 142 fishing ports along Miyagi Prefecture’s coastline were renowned as one of the best fishing grounds in the world and the annual…

Love Fishing but No Time to Venture into the Country? Try Urban Fishing!

Fishing is a popular hobby in Japan, enjoyed by both kids and adults as it provides a great opportunity to bond and communicate effectively. However, many Japanese people do not have the luxury to go to the countryside for fishing, so as a solution, Japan started opening venues where fishing can be done even in…

’Eat Your Catch’ at Fishing Restaurant Zauo in Tokyo!

Tokyo is definitely a metropolitan city with restaurants at every corner ranging from Michelin star wonders to small hole-in-the-wall joints that may only specialise in one dish, but do it very well. So, it comes as no surprise that there is a restaurant that serves the freshest seafood in the area. Especially when you’re the…

Want to Confuse Your Friends? Tell Them You’ve Been to Obama in Japan!

There is a city named Obama in Fukui prefecture facing Wakasa Bay north of Kyoto. It received a lot of publicity all around the world as it shares the same name as President Obama of the United States. Obama is Japanese for a ‘small beach’. Let’s have a look at this unique city and what…
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