Mt. Fuji

Packing Essentials for Climbing Mount Fuji

Every year between July and September, tons of people hailing from all over the world set off to climb Mt. Fuji to check one thing off their bucket lists. But this check could easily be missed if one is not well prepared!   urbanresearch.wordpress.com/ This is a list of essentials that every hiker should minimally…

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…

3 Recommended Mountains for an Unforgettable Hike in Japan

Japan has a reputation as a bustling urban sprawl, however, this is far from the truth. Although Japan is home to the most populated city in the world, Tokyo, it is 70% mountainous. Hiking has had a real surge in popularity over the past few years in Japan from young people of high school age…

Camping: The most affordable way to enjoy Japanese nature

Camping is the best thing to do if you love to be as close to the nature as possible, or even if you are just looking for a way to save some cash while traveling. Fortunately, all across Japan, you can find over 2,000 very affordable campsites! Same as all over the world, there are…

Want to see Japan when you’re not there?

Many people across the world are fascinated by Japan and have a great love for the Land of the Rising Sun, myself included. With air travel being so expensive at the moment and the global market still in recovery, it can be difficult for some people to spend the amount of time they want in…

6 Museums Worth Visiting When in Hakone Area

Hakone, an area close to the mount Fuji less than 100 km from Tokyo has been famous as a tourist spot because of its natural beauty. Hakone hot springs and lake Ashi are the most popular destinations for the visitors. But actually, besides natural beauty there are many interesting museums around this area. These art…

Must-read guide before climbing Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji, most familiar Japanese symbol, dominates the region southwest of Tokyo. Although Hakone is probably the most famous spot for Fuji-viewing, those with an aversion to crowds will prefer the scenic Fuji Go-ko region. Mt.Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan standing 3776m high. When its capped with snow in late autumn, winter and…

Shizuoka weekend getaway and amazing views of Fuji-San!

If you are in Tokyo and you are thinking of a getaway for the weekend then you should definitely plan to go to Shizuoka. It is quite close to Tokyo and there are several things to do around! Within Prefecture of Shizuoka, there is, of course, the city of Shizuoka, which is a medium sized…

Climbing Japan’s Tallest Mountain, Fuji: A Personal Experience

Almost everyone who visits or moves to Japan has Mt Fuji in his or her must see list. It can be just to see it up close or hike up the Mt Fuji. Those who do not have the strength or simply time to scale the 3,776-meter World Heritage site can take buses from Fujisan…

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…