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Love Running Marathons? 5 Tips on How to Plan a ‘Runcation’ in Japan

Food, cherry blossoms, nature, culture, technology, history – these are just some of the many reasons to visit Japan. But consider this reason for your next trip to the Land of the Rising Sun: to join a marathon. With its ideal weather, stellar organization, exciting race expos, and the festive-like atmosphere of race day, participating…

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…

Looking for an Affordable Stay at One of the Eight 5-Star Airports in the World?

Among Japan’s most popular cities frequented by tourists are Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. But aside from these areas, did you know that there is another city at the center of the main island of Japan that boasts wonderful people, delicious local food such as hitsumabushi and miso-katsu, and great sightseeing spots such as Nagoya Castle…

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Okinawa Your Winter Getaway!

Before I came to Japan, I had only vaguely heard of Okinawa. In fact, I’d heard of it because it was featured in the first Kill Bill movie. And when I came to live in Japan, I definitely didn’t think I would be in a country which holds tropical beaches and Hawaii-like weather. I assumed…

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…

5 Interesting Things to Do in Chichibu City, Saitama Just an Hour Away From Tokyo

About an hour away via train to the north of Tokyo is Saitama Prefecture. In this prefecture lies Chichibu, a city amidst the beauty of nature. The lush mountains that surround the town contribute to its peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. It was only recently that Chichibu started to actively promote itself as a tourist destination.…

What Shocking Thing Did This Japanese Train Company Do and Why Did It Apologize?

Japan is recognized for many things around the world, and one of these things is trains running on time. In a world where many countries struggle with aging transport systems and consistent delays and complaints, Japan is famed for having high-quality trains and punctual services. The latest news, then, of a train company in Japan…

Discover this Secret Love Shrine Located on a Secluded Island in Nagasaki!

There are many secret Shinto shrines in Japan that can be found in locations such as deep forests, hilltops, and remote islands. They can bring people closer to nature through worship. Nagasaki Prefecture is widely known as a great place to find magnificent shrines such as the Suwa Shrine, which attracts a lot of visitors.…

Stay at One of These 30 Recommended Hotels In Sapporo For an Amazing Trip in 2018!

Sapporo is a city both stunning and serene. Being one of Japan’s newest cities, it has all the excitement and atmosphere of a modern metropolis, However, this mesmerizing place is also nestled in the middle of snow-covered mountains, ski resorts, and the unbeatable scenery of Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost main island. Visitors to Japan are quickly…

Looking for an Affordable Way to Travel Across Japan? Try The “Bullet Ferry” Out!

The bullet train is a popular transportation commonly used by people in Japan when traveling to far places. However, it can be quite expensive, especially if you’re traveling halfway across the country. Another option you can choose if you’d like to do this in a more economical way is through a “Bullet Ferry.” Find out…
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