Snorkeling on Hirizo Beach

Location Hirizo beach is located at Minami-Izu, 200 kilometers away from the Tokyo metropolitan. The main activity here is snorkeling. The place is clean and the beach itself has no touristic structure (i.e. restroom and snacks stall). Hirizo beach can be accessed by service boat from the Nakagi Port. You have to pay for the…

“Fuji-san” the sacred mountain

The meaning behind the name Most of you have already heard of Mount Fuji (or Fuji-san in Japanese), as the highest volcano in the country, and a huge tourist attraction, present on almost every brochure about Japan, on greeting cards, and websites, posters, calendars, and any other surface it can be printed on. But what…

Beautiful Island in Tokyo Prefecture, Izu Oshima

Maybe some of you have interest in going to more remote locations in Japan rather than bit cities. This time I want to tell you about one of my favorite and very beautiful islands which belongs to Tokyo prefecture. #sunsetpalmline at #izuoshima #伊豆大島 #ドライブ #drive #trip #旅行 #海 #sea A post shared by CS (@chicacco1130)…

4 Must–Do’s in Hamamatsu

Once a castle town, the city of Hamamatsu became a popular destination for those traveling between Osaka and Tokyo by land. With a total area of approximately 600 sq mi., the large area is home to various attractions that you ought to visit when visiting Hamamatsu Shi. 1. Visit the Air Park A post shared…

Discover Fujinomiya, the surrounding of Mt. Fuji

Located in the center of Shizuoka Prefecture, Fujinomiya is known as one of the starting points in climbing the great Mount Fuji. In fact, it is the most popular starting point since it has the shortest access to Mount Fuji. But this city is more than just its famous climbing station, its slopes and plateaus…

Unveiling Japan’s Secrets: Shizuoka

Nestled between Tokyo and Nagoya, Shizuoka Shi is the second largest city in Shizuoka Prefecture. But the city is more than tall buildings, busy streets and bustling crowd. These Shizuoka Shi travel destinations are worth a side trip when visiting the prefecture. 1. Sumpu Castle Located in the Center of Shizuoka, Sumpu castle is the…

Amazing Hanami in Kawazu, Izu

Kawazu, Izu Peninsula. Author’s photo Talking about Sakura, I bet all of you know about these majestic flowers. They are also known as cherry blossoms, and is one of the most famous Japan’s symbols. Last year, I really wanted to go to see them somewhere special, and I was browsing through a lot of information…

3 most fun ways to see Mt Fuji

If you are in Tokyo, you might be able to see the peak of Mount Fuji if you are high up in an apartment building, or a skyscraper. You can normally see a glimpse of the top of Mt.Fuji on a clear, fine day. Surely, you can reach Mount Fuji itself and go for a…

Summer in Izu Peninsula

Spring is here and before we know it will be over soon. Then we will be greeted with the heat of Summer. As the heat rises, Izu Peninsula awakens. It is the time for Izu Peninsula to open welcome visitors, not just around Japan, but all over the world. One of Shizuoka’s shining glory is…

Discover Gotemba Premium Outlet and its surrounding

Gotemba Premium Outlet Be it locals or foreigners, Gotemba Premium Outlet is one of the most favorite places for shoppers. Located approximately an hour and a half away from Tokyo, it is the best place to shop at local and international brands for an outlet price. If you are thrift shopping, their seasonal sales are…