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Shodoshima The Olive Island

Author’s photo Shodoshima is one of the islands of Seto Nai Ka, or Seto Inland Sea. To get to this island, you may take a ferry from Hinase, Okayama, Himeji, Teshima, Takamatsu or Osaka. This island has several ferry ports around it. As any other island, it is famous for its beach, nature, and mountainous…

Enjoy the spring on Awaji Island, Hyogo

Awaji Island or Awajishima is located in Hyogo Prefecture. Author’s photo The most convenient way to get there is from Kobe City, Maiko Station. Then you can take a ride by the famous bridge called the Akashi-Kaiykyo, which is said to be the longest suspension bridge in the world. (with its central span measuring 1,991m.)…

Cheapest way to have fun in Tokyo!

Setagaya-ku(世田谷区) is one of Tokyo’s 23 wards. Although this place might be infamous among tourists, it is quite a popular residential area for Japanese. Setagaya-ku’s proximity is very convenient, this suburban area is not too far from Tokyo’s central business districts and is also very near from Shibuya and Shinjuku. One of the popular destination…

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…

Oshima, an Amazing Island Two Hours Away from Tokyo

From Japan’s busy city capital, there is a tiny island just two hours away. Although technically speaking, this island is really a part of Tokyo. Can you imagine that Tokyo has its peaceful and quiet spot? You can go to this little quiet paradise by ferry, all year-round, and enjoy the tranquility away from the…