8 Amazing Sightseeing Destinations in Okayama – The Land Of The Peaches

Okayama Prefecture is located in the east of Chugoku Region of Japan (the same region which has Hiroshima Prefecture). It connects Honshu and Shikoku Islands; therefore, Okayama is the gateway connecting all of Japan. Okayama is also regarded as the most important transport junction of Chugoku Region. With the location by the sea, Okayama Prefecture…

Okayama: Home of the Japanese Folk Hero, Momotaro

Japanese Folktales or Mukashibanashi (昔話) are popularly known by children and adults all around Japan. People learn of these stories from school or from their parents at a young age and pass on the stories once they have children of their own. There are a number of folktales in Japan, but one of the most…