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Escape to Tokyo’s Beautiful Izu Oshima Island for Some Well-Deserved R&R!

Preparing for the holiday but have no idea yet where to go? If you’re coming to Tokyo, why not try a vacation escape in Izu Oshima Island! Famous for its active volcano, Mount Mihara, is the beautiful Izu Oshima Island. The Izu islands are located in the Pacific Ocean in the south of Tokyo, and…

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…

Want To Follow the Past? Ohenro 88 Temple Pilgrimage

Temple #11, Fujiidera Author’s photo If you would walk up in the sky you can reach the International Space Station. And then you can walk down again, and up again – and then you would’ve to walk 1200 kilometer. Finally, you can reach the Ohenro 88 Temple Pilgrimage in Japan. A beautiful Buddist temple surrounded…