Mt. Fuji

Why you shouldn’t climb Mt. Fuji in the off-season

Why you shouldn’t climb Mt. Fuji in the off-season

Over a quarter million people climb the infamous Mt. Fuji every year during the short climbing season of July and August. You may have heard the horror stories of climbers being stuck in lines while climbing up the mountain and uncomfortable mountain huts filled to the brim. Hearing this, you may want to avoid those…

Visiting the 5th Station Before Climbing Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji is located in Shizuoka prefecture, and stands at a grandiose 3776m. It is arguably the most respected active volcano in Japan, and draws hundreds of thousands of pilgrims annually. The view of Mt. Fuji is picturesque, but the view from its summit would be even more spectacular. jpninfo.com And hence our team of…

Walking Along the Rainbow Bridge Into Odaiba

There are many famous bridges in the world. England has its London Bridge, Australia its Harbour Bridge, and America its Golden Gate. Not to be outdone, in 1993, the Japanese built their own bridge “attraction” in Tokyo (東京) and named it Rainbow Bridge (レインボーブリッジ). However, unlike Sydney and San Francisco, Tokyo’s Rainbow Bridge is pedestrian-friendly…

Up Your Instagram Game! Visit This Area Near Tokyo and Take Lots of Superb Photos!

Nowadays, a lot of people base their travel destination choice on whether or not it would look good on social networking sites (SNS) such as Instagram. For example, in Japan, tourists flock to “Instagrammable” spots like the Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, the famed Glico Running Man sign in Osaka, and the path with thousands of…

Do You Know This Hotel in Japan That Offers the Perfect View of Mt. Fuji?

It is said that the best season for viewing Mt. Fuji is between October and February as cooler seasons have high atmospheric visibility. If you want to gaze at the majestic beauty of the mountain for a longer period of time, it is advisable to stay in a hotel that offers the perfect view. You…

Visit the Stunning Area of Hakone, Where Diversity and Beauty Await!

One of the greatest images of Japan would have to be that of Mount Fuji after the snowfall. Famous in print and art, “Fuji-san” around 3,776 meters high, is considered one of the most sacred mountains in the country, and the best place to see it is in Hakone. However, Hakone, a convenient 90-minute train…

Explore the Different Sides of Mount Fuji at the Fujisan World Heritage Center!

Whenever people talk about visiting Mount Fuji, there are a few standard approaches to go about it. If you are physically fit or the adventurous type, you would probably relish the experience of making the tough ascent during the summer months and experience its spiritual strength and visual beauty from the summit. For those who…

Have a Look at Japan’s Majestic Cloudy Skies at These 4 Spots in the Country

The unique geographic location of Japan affects the cloud formations in its sky, which are also influenced by the fact that the country is an archipelago, a cluster of many small islands. Aptly called as “Nippon” or “Nihon,” which literally translates to “Land of the Rising Sun,” Japan has a lot to offer in terms…