Kawaguchiko Lake

Can’t Wait For Climbing Season? Here Are 2 Places to Get Your Hike Fix!

Mt. Fuji (富士山) is an iconic landmark which draws many tourists traveling in Japan. As a symbol of Japan’s natural beauty, Fuji is often one aspect of Japan that tourists wish to conquer. Sadly, if you are visiting outside of the July to September period, which is the hiking season, Mt. Fuji is too dangerous…

Dream Away in These 5 Stunning Natural Tunnels in Japan

Japan is well known as a country of nature and wonder. What better way to enjoy the seasons in Japan than being completely surrounded by leaves, flowers, and nature on a walk? Whatever season it is that you travel to Japan, there is something for you. Whether you want to see the fleeting beauty of…

4 Dreamy Views of Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchiko!

Mount Fuji, which is the highest volcano and the highest peak in Japan, is one pride of Japan. It is considered one of the 3 Holy Mountains in Japan, along with Mount Tate, and Mount Haku. It is exceptionally symmetrical in shape, making it into a famous symbol of Japan, and an important element in…

3 Best Places to Visit On Your Way Back From Mt. Fuji

The most popular landmark you can find in Japan is Mt. Fuji, which is located in Chubu, an area in the center of Honshu, Japan’s main island. If you happen to finish your Mt. Fuji adventure, you should as well consider visiting these other places on your way back. Oshino Hakkai 日本の絶景、「懐かしい日本の原風景、忍野八海からの富士山」をまとめてみました。#zekkei #絶景 https://t.co/ToEWM5TuSY pic.twitter.com/YD2xfiUEzj…

A room with a view that doesn’t cost the earth!

A hotel room is more than just a place to sleep, it can have a big impact on your holiday experience. One huge bonus with a room is a great view, but usually this would cost a lot of money. However, with a little searching you can find places that are reasonably priced but have…

5 Hotels Where You Can See Mt. Fuji From Your Room Window!

Mt. Fuji is always an attractive place to visit. Besides being the highest mountain in Japan, Mt. Fuji is also considered to be one of the most sacred mountains and one the most iconic things about Japan. Yes, Mt. Fuji is well known by people from all around the world. If you want to go…

The 8 Exhilarating Attractions of FUJI-Q Highland

If you ever visit Japan and you have a love for thrilling rides, you should definitely spend a day at Fuji-Q Highland. Fuji-Q Highland is at the foot of Mount Fuji and is one of Japan’s most popular theme parks. Fuji-Q Highland is the home of some Guinness World Record breaking roller coasters. yamanashi-kankou.jp/ 1.…

Fuji Shibazakura Festival, the best place to see Mt Fuji in spring!

If you want to visit the symbol of Japan: Mount Fuji, you should definitely visit Fuji Shibazakura Festival. Shibazakura, which roughly translates to “grass cherry blossoms” can be found to be in full bloom at the base of Mount Fuji during April and May. Shibazakura Festival The festival starts mid-April and continues every day from…

Greatest Japanese lakes

Perhaps, going to lakes doesn’t appeal to each and everyone. Some of you maybe think it’s better to go to the beach, and relax there. I used to think so too; until I found out these two great lakes that will make you want to go there. 1. Biwa Lake Author’s photo This lake is…

Refreshing Day trips from Tokyo: part 1

Tokyo is the most visited city in Japan and is a host to a lot of very famous landmarks such as the Emperors Palace, Tokyo Tower and the new Tokyo Skytree. However sometimes it is nice to travel out of the city and experience some of Japan’s more rural areas. Even if you do not…