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Fall in Love With Japan by Visiting These 5 Incredible Nature Spots!

People say that vacations are not complete without a trip into nature. Hiking on steep paths, camping in the mountains, or even the simple act of watching the beautiful sunset at a lakeside are some of the worthwhile things to do to celebrate the beauty of nature. Japan is home to some of the most…

Experience Beppu Like-no-other! (in Oita Prefecture)

If you are in Beppu in the middle of summer season, under the heat, feeling confused as if hot springs are your only choice or not, look no further, because below are some better ways for you to enjoy your summer stay in Beppu!!! 1. Beppu Global Towers (Architecture) english.beppu-navi.jp/ Beppu Global Tower is a…

Beauty and Wonders of the 7 prefectures of Kyushu Island

Avoid the busy Tokyo. Skip the famous Kyoto. Go farther down Osaka. There are more to see down south of Japan. Visit Kyushu and discover more beautiful sceneries, dine on great delicacies, and indulge in the richness of culture and history. In Kyushu, you may experience an adventure you will treasure for a lifetime. All…

Walking on Historical Footbridges in Japan

Long time ago, Japanese people used to walk rather than commute by train. Roads were not yet fully constructed for the passage of vehicles. This was actually their way of life. They have to go on foot from one place to the other. To make things more accessible, they created footbridges. Footbridges are only used…

8 Recommended Campsites in all over Japan

In summer, one of the most popular outdoor recreations of all Japanese is camping. From the last week of July until August every year you will see a lot of campers bringing their family, camping car and tents to preferred campsites of Japan. At the moment, the country has almost 3,000 campsites. The campsites here…

Monkey Business: meet the inhabitants of Takasakiyama!

Did you know that there is a place in Japan which is inhabited not by humans but by monkeys? Yes, monkeys. In plural form. Not just two, not just three but more than a thousand of monkeys. miyamakirishima.blog70.fc2.com/ Finding the Location wikimapia.org/ Takasakiyama Shizen Doubutsuen 高崎山自然動物園(Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden) is located in Takasakiyama (Mount Takasaki),…

Hiking Aso-Gogaku Will Take Your Breath Away!

Japan is a great place for hiking. It’s clean, there are plenty of choices, and for the most part it’s safe. If you enjoy hiking and you’re interested in checking out a new place, try out Aso-Gogaku! Aso Kuju National Park beautyofjapan.jp/ Aso-Gogaku, often called the Five Mountains of Aso, is actually a single volcano…