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12 Things to Do in Hakone, the Gorgeous Area of Mountains and Hot Springs

Hakone, which is part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, is a mountainous town in Kanagawa and a popular spot for those in Tokyo to visit for a day trip. It is well known for its breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji, hot springs, and its ship tours of the famous Lake Ashi. If you’ll be spending time…

Have an Extraordinary Stargazing Experience at This Observatory in Saitama!

Have you ever wanted to visit an observatory in Japan to see the stars but wondered about finding a suitable accommodation to spend the night in? Or do you want to do more than stargazing but have no idea what other activities you can engage in? If you are keen on sleeping under the stars…

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

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…

Craving Fruit? Enjoy Fruit Picking at These 4 Lovely Farms in Hokkaido

There are so many interesting activities to do in Japan and one of them is fruit picking in a farm. Surprisingly, fruits in the country are a bit expensive. This makes fruit picking activities very popular as visitors do not only enjoy picking fruits but also taking them home or even eating them on the…

Have a Fruity Feast With These 4 Amazing Jumbo Fruits of Japan!

During summer and autumn, there are lots of high-quality fruits in season for you to eat to your heart’s content. Why not try something out of the ordinary by sampling these four types of plus-sized fruits found only in Japan and discovering what makes them so extraordinary? Read on to find out more! Fruits harvested…

Which 4 Premium Peaches from Japan are Great For Summer?

Japanese prefecture Okayama is known for one of the most popular Japanese folktales that Japanese children hear in elementary school, Momotaro (Peach Boy). This is not a coincidence, as Okayama is also popular for being the birthplace of delicious peaches, especially the white variety. Peaches are synonymous with the summer in Japan, so during your…

All You Can Eat Seasonal Fruit and the Perfect Plan to View Mt. Fuji!

What image do you have of June in Japan? The temperature gets warmer and everyone starts to have the feeling of summer’s arrival. It is also the time that everyone becomes more active to fully enjoy activities only available in this season. One wonderful thing to do that is quite special to do in Japan…

Here are 4 Beautiful Reasons to Visit Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of Honshu. Its capital city is considered to be a ‘Kingdom of Fruits’ in Japan, owing to the bountiful seasonal fruits that are harvested all throughout the year (click here for more information about fruit picking). Though part of the prefecture was heavily devastated by the 2011…

Hodai: A Japanese Term Useful for All Food Lovers, Boozers and Movie Junkies!

I didn’t speak any Japanese when I first came to Japan, but I quickly understood the terms tabehodai and nomihodai. Tabemasu means to eat and nomimasu means to drink, and hodai means all you can. When you put those words together, tabehodai means all you can eat, and nomihodai means all you can drink. Knowing…
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