Oshima

14 Must-See Art Pieces at the Setouchi Triennale 2016 in Japan!

The Setouchi Triennale or Setouchi International Art Festival is an international modern art festival that takes place on the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, which separates the main island and Shikoku island of Japan. First held in 2010, this festival that takes place once every three years was made to bring back vitality to…

Mt Mihara: Explore the History Behind Japan’s Suicide Volcano

Japan is surrounded by many volcanoes serving a significant role in the country’s culture and mythology. One of its active volcanoes, Mt Mihara, lies on the Island of Izu Oshima. It is an exciting and dramatic place for a variety of reasons. Characteristics of Mt Mihara   Mt Mihara has a lot of interesting characteristics…

Oshima, an Amazing Island Two Hours Away from Tokyo

From Japan’s busy city capital, there is a tiny island just two hours away. Although technically speaking, this island is really a part of Tokyo. Can you imagine that Tokyo has its peaceful and quiet spot? You can go to this little quiet paradise by ferry, all year-round, and enjoy the tranquility away from the…