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3 Unmissable Day Trip Spots Reachable From Osaka

Most people know that Osaka (大阪) is the second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo. One of its famous landmarks, Osaka Castle (大阪城), played a major role in the country’s history. Osaka is also popular for okonomiyaki (お好み焼き), a pan-fried savory pancake. Osaka is known for its exciting nightlife and evening activities. However, did you know…

Discover Japan’s Ogasawara Islands: Things to Do and Much More

The Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are a group of 30 islands located about a thousand kilometers away from Tokyo (東京) to the south of Izu Islands (伊豆諸島). These are also known as Bonin Islands (ボニン諸島) which translates to “uninhabited islands” in Japanese. The archipelago is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is mostly referred to as…

Experience Okinawa Through the Many Attractions of the Ocean Expo Park

With most of Japan already heading into the colder autumn and winter, Okinawa (沖縄) is a suitable option for those who still hanker for the summer’s lingering warmth at this time of the year. In fact, this is one of the best times to be here since the weather is much cooler and rain showers…

Holiday in Okinawa? Stay and Relax at This Tropical Paradise Resort!

Located next to the shimmering blue ocean is a tropical paradise resort on the island of Okinawa. The place is called Rizzan Sea-Park Hotel Tancha-Bay which is an enjoyable paradise filled with excitement in a beautiful setting. It provides great views of the ocean and green mountains allowing you to treasure staying in a serene…

Enjoy Basking in the Sun at This Beachfront Hotel in Okinawa

Here’s another destination for beach lovers out there! A newly opened beachfront property of Best Western has opened its doors to all tourists and local people in Okinawa. It is a 10-story hotel suitable for people wanting to explore the island which is already famed as one of the summer destinations in Japan. It offers…

Live Out Your Mermaid Dreams With This ‘Mermaid Tour’ in Japan

Have you ever fantasized of becoming a mermaid? Here’s the answer to your longtime dream. (Finally!) Rising Asia, a Japanese tour company, is offering a package tour to people who want to live out their maritime fantasies. They are giving them the chance to dress in colorful mermaid tails where a photographer captures their photos…

Traveling To Kyushu? Visit These 3 Beautiful Places in Kagoshima

Kagoshima is located in Kyushu, an island which is often compared to Italy’s Naples. It has a relatively hot climate with a distinct and rich food culture. It is the birthplace of many snacks and popular timeless sweets in Japan. Apart from this, it is also home to a very traditional Japanese beverage called ‘shochu’.…

Kerama Islands: The Best Whale Watching Destination in Japan!

If you’re looking for the best place to go whale watching in Japan, you will make one of the best decisions if you head to Kerama Islands. Besides being historically involved in the Battle of Okinawa, the island is also home to many wandering whales which have an annual migration as this is where they…

The 10 Best Things to Do in Naoshima If You’re Not an Art Fan

Naoshima is a tiny island in the Seto Island Sea that is a ferry ride away from Kagawa Prefecture. Nonetheless, plenty of locals and foreigners alike flock to it every year, eager to soak in the artistic ambiance evoked by the many art museums dotted all over the island. What’s more, visitor arrivals are expected…