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2015/10/22 - Exploring Nagoya Castle and surroundings
by Csabba
This time we arrived to Japan at Chubu Centrair International Airport... read all
2015/11/19 - Shiobara Onsen, Tochigi
by scarreddragon
This past Monday my husband and I took advantage of the nice weather to go on a day trip to Tochigi Prefecture's Shiobara Onsen by car... read all
2015/10/21 - Kaimon-dake, reaching for heaven
by lordzubat
During a previous visit to Japan I went to visit the rural Satsuma pensinsula south of Kagoshima... read all
2015/10/15 - Biking patchwork & panorama roads in Biei, Hokkaido: the Provence of Japan!
by bestregardsfromfar
The black cloud seems to move faster than me, while I puff and sigh trying to get uphill along the patchwork road in Biei on my rental bike... read all
2015/8/13 - Obon
by Mikyla
This year we went back to the family home in Yamagata for Obon. Obon is the holiday every year where the dead ancestors of Japanese families... read all
2015/9/5 - The best view along the Sea of Japan this winter
by Claire2015
>With winter drawing nearer, those visiting Japan this snow season might consider a side trip to see one of the most stunning... read all
2015/8/30 - Southern Kyushu: Miyazaki City
by scarreddragon
My last day was spent in Miyazaki City before heading home on a late afternoon flight... read all
2015/8/30 - Southern Kyushu: Nichinan Coast and Cape Toi
by scarreddragon
After spending the night at Kitago Onsen in the Nichinan Area, we headed to Cape Toi in the morning, the southernmost part of Miyazaki Prefecture... read all
2015/8/30 - Southern Kyushu: Takachiho, Miyazaki
by scarreddragon
After spending the afternoon in Kumamoto visiting the castle, we continued driving east to Takachiho, Miyazaki... read all
2015/1/12 - Satsukiyama - Minoh hike
by jioruji
One of the few mountainous stretches just next to Osaka City is the one between Ikeda city and Mino city... read all
2015/8/27 - Southern Kyushu: Kumamoto Castle
by scarreddragon
I visited the prefectures of Kagoshima, Kumamoto, and Miyazaki in a week-long vacation to Southern Kyushu... read all
2015/8/25 - Southern Kyushu: Ibusuki and Kirishima
by scarreddragon
I visited the prefectures of Kagoshima, Kumamoto, and Miyazaki in a week-long vacation to Southern Kyushu... read all
2015/8/24 - Southern Kyushu: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima
by scarreddragon
I visited the prefectures of Kagoshima, Kumamoto, and Miyazaki in a week-long vacation to Southern Kyushu. The first place I visited was Kagoshima City, Kagoshima... read all
2015/8/6 - Tokae Event, Nara, Japan
by Eshtar
Tokae, the light up event on Nara city area this year started from August 5 to 14... read all
2015/8/3 - Tambara Lavender Park
by scarreddragon
he lavender fields of Hokkaido are famous across Japan and popular with tourists, but for those of us who can't make the long journey to Hokkaido to see these flowers... read all
2015/7/19 - Accommodation in Japan - Last Post
by mfedley
If there is one thing Japan has in abundance - it's different types of accommodation. There are minshuku's, ryokan's, business hotels, love hotels, normal hotels, shukubo's and even pensions just to name a few... read all
2015/7/19 - Food in Japan
by mfedley
For most people who have travelled Japan, they know that the food can be amazing if you know where to look... read all
2015/7/15 - Hongu Taisha - Wakayama
by mfedley
For my last full day of touring in Japan before I made my way back to Narita, I decided to drive 60 minutes from Shingu to the last of the three main Kumuno shrines... read all
2015/7/14 - Shingu & Ogi Matsuri - Wakayama
by mfedley
For today I travelled a whole 15 minutes by train from Kii-Katsuura to my next location of Shingu which is mainly known for the Hayatama Taishia Grand Shrine... read all
2015/7/13 - Nachi Taisha & Kii-Katsuura - Wakayama
by mfedley
For today, I continued my trip along the Kunamo Kodo in Wakayama prefecture by visiting Nachi Taisha which is one of the three main shrines along the Kumano pilgrimage route... read all

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