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Just outside of Kagoshima City lies an active volcano, Sakurajima. When visiting the city, you will definitely see it, or at least see the effect it has on its surroundings. Sometimes, it plumes ash up into the air that floats down into the city, coating everything with a fine...

You live on a tiny island off the coasts of some of Japan's biggest cities. Your little town only has about 3000 residents. Everyone knows each other intimately. Your little island has some beautiful beaches and is famous for its taiko drum performances. You live an idyllic life. Until...

In the quiet, beautiful area of Southern Japan just on the edge of Kagoshima, sits the Sakurajima volcano. Underneath this beautiful, picturesque area lies a hidden danger - a danger that could cause the end of humanity. The end of civilization as we know it. That is because it...

There are over a hundred active volcanoes in Japan with almost half showing worrying signs of erupting in the future. One of these is a mountain called Kusatsu-Shirane which is located in Kusatsu, Gunma. Its last recorded major eruption dates back to 1983 and has since produced several overlapping...

Mount Unzen has been dubbed as the most lethal of all volcanoes in Japan. It is an active volcano located on the island of Kyushu, near the city of Shimbara, Nagasaki Prefecture. It has been recorded having several violent eruptions with many casualties. However, the place is also a...

Japan has over 100 active volcanoes around the country. It is the reason for the existence of several volcanic valleys. These valleys have become active tourist sites such as the one located in Hakone called Owakudani. Owakudani is known for its beautiful scenic view, volcanic activity, and most especially,...

So you've packed your suitcase and made it down to Kagoshima, on the South Coast of Japan. You've boarded the ferry at the port for the speedy crossing to Sakurajima, home to a volcano that belches out ash on a daily basis. Now what? Stepping off the ferry, you...

Japan is a home to more than 100 active volcanoes, more than any other country around the world. The largest active volcano in the area is Mt. Aso, which recently erupted on September 14, 2015. Though there were no casualties, the volcano fumed out without any warning, evacuating many...

Japan is a great place for hiking. It's clean, there are plenty of choices, and for the most part it's safe. If you enjoy hiking and you're interested in checking out a new place, try out Aso-Gogaku! Aso Kuju National Park beautyofjapan.jp/ Aso-Gogaku, often called the Five Mountains of Aso, is actually...

Mount Ontake is one of the most famous hiking locations near Nagano. It is the 14th highest mountains and one of the most active volcanoes of Japan. Mount Ontake is having a height of 3067meters. Unfortunately, without any warnings, it erupted very recently on Sep 27, 2014 causing...

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