Naruto whirlpools

10 Exciting Outdoor Activities for Adventure Seekers in the Kansai Area

Are you a nature lover, outdoors enthusiast, or adventure seeker? When we go on vacation, we sometimes look for very different things. Some people are happy relaxing at the poolside reading a book; others prefer to check out local sights or shop until they drop in a city. However, some like to experience an exciting…

Headed to Awaji Island? Here Are 10 Enjoyable Things You Should Do

Awaji Island or Awaji-shima (淡路島) is located between Honshu (本州) and Shikoku (四国) in the Seto Inland Sea (瀬戸内海). It is near the city of Kobe (神戸) within the Hyogo Prefecture (兵庫県). From beautiful sceneries to vibrant festivals and captivating performing arts, this island has everything to offer. Here are 10 awesome things to do…

The Most Dynamic Whirlpools in the World! Where In Japan Can You Find Them?

The Naruto no Uzushio(鳴門の渦潮), also known as the Naruto whirlpools, are located under the Onaruto Bridge. Passing through the Naruto Strait, from the Awaji Island toward the town of Tokushima, you’ll notice the Naruto whirlpool beneath the bridge. Background Author’s photo It is the fastest tidal current in Japan and the fourth fastest in the…