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3 Amazing Sea Resorts in South-Western Japan

Summer is upon us and so is the need to escape the hustle and bustle of the big cities and rush to the sea. As an island country, Japan has thousands of amazing sea resorts and a lifetime will probably not be enough to visit them all. Here is my top 5. If you happen…

Discover Okinawa: Island Life

In the previous article Discover Okinawa: Food and Drinks you had a chance to get familiar with the original foods and drinks of Okinawa. But there is a lot more that makes Okinawa stand out above all the other Japanese regions, and the lifestyle is one of them! Transport okerazz.sakura.ne.jp/ The adorable monorail that runs…

Suikawari: the Japanese game of Watermelon splitting

Many have heard of Japanese horrendous prices for fruits. Regular fruits as apples and peaches can cost on average 200-300 Yen per piece whereas bigger fruits like watermelons start from 1000¥ and do not seem to have a limit. According to an article published by HuffingtonPost in 2008, one rare black watermelon was even sold…

How to Prepare for a Day at the Beach in Japan

Being famous for huge skyscrapers, neon lights in the city and Mt.Fuji, only few people think of Japan as a country where you could have a beach vacation. The Japanese archipelago offers a lot of possibilities to escape the heat of the city. Once you decided on where to go, make sure to get your…

The best beaches of Kyushu to enjoy this summer!

If you are looking for some real warm weather then you absolutely should go to Kyushu Island. If you do so, we would like to recommend you a few of the best beaches of the island. Just to remind you, Kyushu is the third biggest island of Japan and it is located in the south…

Caribbean Beach in Gunma!

Tired of the same swimming pools? Do your senses demand a new and fascinating adventure? Do you want to go swimming but you don’t want to get tanned? Well nowadays, there are a lot of gimmicks that can easily catch our attention. So, brace yourself for an exciting experience in the Caribbean Beach located at…

8 Reasons Why Summer Is the Most Exciting Season In Japan

Some people may despise summer because the weather can get too hot and people start to miss spring, autumn, and even winter. But wait! The air may be hot and humid, but don’t forget that there are so many interesting events to enjoy that only occur in summer. So try not to despise summer too…

How Do the Japanese Spend Their Summers? Top 5 Popular Activities

Introduction It is known that winter activities for Japanese include visiting illumination spots, and spring activities include flower watching (Hanami) and picnic around Sakura trees. However, summer activities of Japanese are not well known. So if you are wondering how Japanese spend their summer season, here are some of the most popular local activities during…

Yoron Island, Heaven on Earth

Okinawa is world famous for its beautiful beaches but have you heard of “Yoron Island” in Kagoshima prefecture? If you are sick of everyday life and want to have your holiday somewhere peaceful and quiet, it’s the place for you because this island is not well known even by Japanese people as well. It’s located…

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,…