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Heading to the Island of Enoshima? Here Are 4 Places for You to Visit

Summer days are fun when spent on the island of Enoshima (江の島). It is a small offshore island which is home to some of the closest sandy beaches to Tokyo (東京) and is just an hour drive from the capital city which is why it becomes an ideal destination for fun day trip escapes. If…

Enoshima Day Trip – Relaxing Island Utopia

If you have a long weekend coming up, or just a single day blessed with the balmy weather, consider a trip from Tokyo to Enoshima (江の島). Author’s photo Located in Sagami Bay, the island has a circumference of 4km and is connected to land by bridge 600 meters in length. An hour or so from…

Fujisawa: Surfer’s Paradise in Japan

Fujisawa This past week, I had the immense pleasure of spending some time exploring Fujisawa, a city just an hour by train south of Tokyo. Located on Japan’s Pacific coast, this city was once voted the most comfortable to live in in all of Japan. With miles of beautiful beach, decent waves, a famous aquarium,…