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Sweet Summer Escape: 48 hours in Izu Oshima

Izu Oshima island can be your idyllic midsummer night’s dream which swaddles you right into nature’s lap. Flawless beaches, rugged terrain, scenic mountain trails, lush greenery and a desert and a night sky that inspire songs – this is what Izu Oshima island offers. Getting to Izu Oshima and Getting Around   View this post…

Are you ’Game’ Enough to Try Exotic Deer and Wild Boar Meat in Shizuoka?

When talking about game meats, reactions generally fall into two categories which resemble that of a love-hate relationship, people either rave or cringe at the idea of game meats. While some may draw the line at beef or lamb, others are wonderfully appreciative of relatively exotic meats such as venison, rabbit, and squab to name…

Touch the Clouds at Mount Omuro in Shizuoka!

Have you ever imagined being at the top of a mountain and having a panoramic look on the world around you? It is possible at Mount Omuro (Omuroyama) on the Izu peninsula in Shizuoka prefecture. Izu peninsula is known for its hot springs, beaches, and cliffs, and it is an all-time favorite spot in the…

Immerse Yourself in the Beauty of Izu Peninsula!

Izu Hanto (Izu Peninsula) boasts one of the most beautiful coastlines in Japan. It is fully packed with all the stuff you want to experience in Japan. There is the delicious fresh seafood, beautiful trekking areas, steep cliffs, beaches, waterfalls, mountains, onsen and what not. You will surely enjoy a great vacation here! Nobody will…

Enjoy the White Sands and Breathtaking Views of Shimoda

At the foot of the Izu peninsula lies a quiet seaside town named Shimoda where the sand is white, the fish is fresh and the views are spectacular. Where to stay   If you’re looking for some luxury and don’t mind paying for it, then the Shimoda Central Hotel offers top class accommodation with 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…