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5 Things to Do in Stunning Okutama – Easily Accessible From Tokyo

Despite the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, the metropolis is not too far from beautiful places like Hakone and Chichibu. Apart from them, however, there is another place where you can escape to, just two hours away from busy Tokyo, namely Okutama. It is just as charming as Hakone and is a must-visit. Here are…

Celebrate the Coming of Spring With These 2 Cherry Blossom Festivals in Tokyo!

Cherry blossom season is the favorite of many people in Japan whether they are locals or tourists. Winter fades away and thousands of trees across the country bloom with gorgeous pink flowers. Some say that this is the time of year when the gods descend to earth, making these delicate flowers bloom for just a…

Escape Reality and Enjoy Nature by Climbing Mt. Rokko in Kobe!

Most people who visit the Kansai region go to Osaka for the food and shopping, or to Kyoto and Nara for the temples and traditional culture. However, roughly an hour and a half away from these prefectures, you can actually visit a paradise with a panoramic view of Osaka Bay, natural scenery, and excellent hot…

Discover These 5 Secluded Train Stations Surrounded by Nature in Hokkaido

When winter comes around in Japan, many people want to visit Hokkaido where many fun things happen during the colder months. If you are in Hokkaido, despite the rough weather, try to explore the hinterland on a train. There are some lonely, solitary, mind-blowing, and romantic train stations nestled perfectly amidst the beautiful nature of…

Visit the Stunning Area of Hakone, Where Diversity and Beauty Await!

One of the greatest images of Japan would have to be that of Mount Fuji after the snowfall. Famous in print and art, “Fuji-san” around 3,776 meters high, is considered one of the most sacred mountains in the country, and the best place to see it is in Hakone. However, Hakone, a convenient 90-minute train…

Touch the Horizon at the Bandai-Azuma Skyline in Fukushima

Fukushima is a beautiful prefecture in Japan famed for its natural beauty and friendly people. Although many tourists may not think to visit Fukushima or have concerns about radiation in the region, I would highly recommend taking a chance and exploring this gorgeous place. One spot in particular which draws many nature lovers is the…

Check Out This Stunning Silver Waterfall Near Fukushima!

Given its nuclear disaster and not-so-popular travel destinations, choosing Fukushima Prefecture can make travelers irresolute of their itinerary. Nevertheless, the untouched natural beauty of the places around Fukushima is more than a visual treat for visitors. The mountains, lakes, and waterfalls around Fukushima are stunning, and in this article, we will introduce you to one…

Enjoy Japanese Nature and History With These 10 Awesome Things to Do in Nikko

Nikko City in Japan’s Tochigi Prefecture is an attractive tourist site for Japanese people and foreigners alike. It boasts beautiful nature such as waterfalls, lakes, and mountains, as well as some great historical places. If you are looking to enjoy both Japanese nature and history, check out these 10 awesome things to do in Nikko!…

Have a Look at Japan’s Majestic Cloudy Skies at These 4 Spots in the Country

The unique geographic location of Japan affects the cloud formations in its sky, which are also influenced by the fact that the country is an archipelago, a cluster of many small islands. Aptly called as “Nippon” or “Nihon,” which literally translates to “Land of the Rising Sun,” Japan has a lot to offer in terms…
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