Mt. Yoshino

Catch One of These 3 Eventful Festivals at Mt. Yoshino in Nara

Mt. Yoshino (Yoshinoyama) is a mountain in Nara Prefecture that has been a subject in so many literary writings, and with good reasons: it is a gorgeous spot for cherry blossom viewing. It has also served as an important destination for religious purposes such as pilgrimages and the area continues to attract many foreign people.…

3 Best Mountains in Japan for Beginner Hikers

As you may know, Japan is a very beautiful country not only for its cultural places, cities and foods, but also the nature. Japan has many beaches and mountains. Maybe some of you who live or traveled in Japan, have gone to the Japan beaches. But have you already tried hiking in Japanese mountains? Hiking…