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7 Great Things to do in the Traditional Town of Mashiko, Tochigi!

Tochigi Prefecture is very famous for its history of pottery and pottery production and is beginning to attract many tourists for its more traditional and local feel. Mashiko is a town in Tochigi Prefecture where visitors can immerse themselves in the tradition of pottery making and also participate in other activities. This article will recommend…

8 Awesome Places to Check Out Along the Sanriku Coast of Japan

The Sanriku Coast stretches for over 200 kilometers along the Pacific Coast of the Tohoku region. The shoreline possesses wonderful natural beauty and is a popular tourist destination. A considerable part of Sanriku Coast has already been designated as a national park, which is called the Sanriku Fukko National Park. The area is home to…

6 Interesting Things to Do in Hachijojima, Japan’s Island of Perpetual Spring

Hachijojima is an island 300 kilometers south of Tokyo, located in the Philippine Sea. It is formed by two mountains, Mt. Hachijo-Fuji and Mt. Mihara, and takes less than an hour by plane and 10 hours by ferry from Tokyo. Most of the population lives in the plains between the two mountains. Because of the…

Are You Into Astronomy? Here Are the 5 Must-Visit Planetariums in Japan

Since the beginning of time, people have always been fascinated with the wonders of the universe. In the morning, we only see the sun and clouds, but during the nighttime, that is when the sky piques people’s curiosity. Not every star and planet can be seen by the naked eye, which is why planetariums were…

Love Manga? Here Are 4 Manga Museums in Japan That You Should Check Out

Museums are wonderful places that preserve history and culture. Many travelers include museums in their trips as they are the perfect places for purposeful leisure. For people traveling to Japan who are interested in Japanese comics or manga, there are several manga museums across the country that you can visit. Check out four of them…

4 Owl Cafes in Tokyo Animal Lovers Should Check Out

Upon hearing the phrase “animal cafe,” one would often think of dog and/or cat cafes. But in Japan, there has been a surge of different types of animal cafes – one of which is an owl cafe. Just like any other animal cafe, you get the chance to interact with owls for a period of…

6 Must-Try Dishes and Restaurants in Dotonbori, Osaka’s Food Heaven

Dotonbori is a popular tourist destination in Osaka, Japan. The district is famously known as a heaven for food enthusiasts because wherever you look, you can see countless food establishments. Here are six famous places in Dotonbori where you can get some of the best Japanese dishes! 1. Otako A post shared by JUNKORO (@boochawan)…

4 Beautiful Flower Cafes in Tokyo That You Should Check Out

Japan never fails to impress when it comes to unique and interesting cafes. Recently, flower cafes have been gaining popularity – a combination of a flower shop and a cafe where customers can relax amidst beautiful and fragrant flowers. There are a lot of flower cafes in Tokyo alone and here are four of them!…

Limited Time in Tokyo? Here’s a 1-Day Suginami Itinerary You Can Follow

Here is your dilemma: You have less than 24 hours to spend in Tokyo. With so many activities you are thinking of doing, you seem to be unable to narrow down your choices. At times like these, it is good to remember the famous saying, “Take the road less traveled.” With that said, you’ll be…