Lake Yuno

Autumn was just starting in Nikko when i was there. Chilly weather with bright sunny sun, it was a perfect time to explore around...

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Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festiv...

On a good day, it is possible to capture a stunning picture of the Hirosaki Castle tower surrounded by blooming cherry blossoms ag...

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Yunishigawa Onsen

A great one night escape from the hustle and bustle of tokyo city, it's totally worth the journey. Heavenly place that was surroun...

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Mt. Takao Cable Car

Operated by the Takaotozan Railway, the Mount Takao cable car runs for the bottom half of Mount Takao. Needless to say, the unb...

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Senjogahara Marshland

The route to Senjogahara Plateau starts when you are at Yudaki Fall (Please do read my post on Lake Yuno to know more!). The wate...

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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

One of Kyoto's iconic place visit is its Bamboo Grove Forest! There are several ways to explore the Bamboo Grove Forest; Walking ...

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Inasayama

Japan has almost an endless list of attractions one can visit over the day. But in my opinion, when night falls, that is when Japa...

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Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari Taisha is one of the shrines that is dedicated for the Inari. You will see a lot of fox statues along the way as the...

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government ...

Don't let the name "Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building" shy you away from visiting this awesome place! It an observation deck ...

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Kakunodate Town

Founded in 1620, Kakunodate in Senboku City, Akita Prefecture is a former castle town and samurai stronghold. No wonder the town i...

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Hirosaki Castle, Hirosaki, Aom...

In spring when the sakura are blooming, the Hirosaki castle is the place to be at! With more then 2500 sakura trees around the par...

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Amanohashidate

Japan has no lack of awesome attraction, but Amanohashidate (天橋立) stands out for a special reason. Not just because it is one of t...

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Zao Fox Village

Foxes are sly and dangerous predators in our minds, but think again! They are actually extremely adorable and approachable! Enter ...

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Mount Chokai

Is there a mountain that can come close to the beauty of Mount Fuji? Mount Chokai, which lies across Akita and Yamagata prefecture...

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Mt.Takao (sightseeing)

Just an hour away from the city, Mount Takao is the perfect place to escape the bustle of Tokyo and enjoy nature at its best. B...

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Korakuen

Together with Kanazawa's Kenrokuen and Mito's Kairakuen, Okayama's Korakuen (後楽園) is regarded as one of Japan's three most beautif...

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Sakura at Kakunodate

Kakunodate is a beautiful town that is known for their well preserved samurai houses which allows visitors a glimpse of their glor...

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Horomitoge Lavender Garden

You may associate cherry blossoms with Japan, but lavender? Yes, you may not know, but there is a stunning Horomitouge Lavender Ga...

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Shirakawa-go, Shirakawa, Gifu ...

Shirakawa-go - A historic villages well known for their houses constructed in the architectural style. The Shiroyama viewpoint loc...

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Geibi Gorge (Geibikei), Iwate

From Sendai, take a train to Geibikei Station along the JR Ofunato Line. Geibikei Gorge is a sight to behold, and you can take a b...

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Kawachi Fuji-en

Kawachi Wisteria Garden (河内藤園, Kawachi Fujien) is a private garden in the wooded hills south of central Kitakyushu, famous for its...

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Sapporo Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the grandest events held annually at Hokkaido. It showcases eye-catching snow statues and ice ...

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Kegon Falls in Winter

Meanwhile I visited the Kegon falls during winter.. it was almost solid as it froze. Regardless, it was still quite impressive and...

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Nihondaira

Selected as one of Japan’s top 100 sightseeing destinations, Nihondaira offers a spectacular view of Mount Fuji and the beautiful ...

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Kegon Falls, Nikko, Tochigi Pr...

Kegon Falls is located near Chuzenji Lake in Nikko. You take a bus from the Nikko Station bus terminal and once you get here, you ...

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Tokyo Tower

A spot JPOP drama fans will always be able to identify with - the most romantic Tokyo Tower where countless classics such as The T...

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Koiwai Farm

Koiwai farm, in the Tohoku region of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, is one of the biggest private farms in Japan, and far from a ‘regul...

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Kitakami Tenshochi Sakura Fest...

Tenshochi Park in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture is one of the 3 best Sakura viewing spots in the Tohoku Region and during the Sakura ...

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Shirahama Onsen

Along with Arima Onsen and Dōgo Onsen, the famous Shirahama Onsen is one of the top three hot spring attractions in Japan. On your...

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Shinkyo Bridge

At the entrance of Nikko Toshogu Shrine stands the bright red bridge called Shinkyo. Inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1999, i...

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Ningle Terrace

Located below New Furano Prince Hotel, Ningle Terrace is a cluster of quaint log cottages selling handicrafts and handmade art pie...

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Yunessun Spa Resort

No matter how many times you had enjoyed onsen in Japan, Yunessun in Hakone will definitely make you even more bewildered! Usually...

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Shibuya Crossing

Possibly Tokyo's biggest attraction, the Shibuya crossing needs little to no introduction. Today, I'd like to share a tip with all...

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Lake Chuzenji

Lake Chuzenji is a beautiful and scenic attraction located in the Nikko National Park. This lake was formed nearly 20,000 years ag...

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Aoike

One of the 12 lakes within Aomori’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, Shirakami-Sanchi, Aoike is a popular spot when it comes to sightse...

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Nikko Edo Village

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to walk among samurai and ninjas, here’s your chance! The Edo Village is a historical th...

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Nishiki Market

Known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, the lively Nishiki Market is located on one of the main streets in downtown Kyoto. With over 120 speci...

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Onsen

Onsens are really famous hot springs in Japan .It's not only about bathing , they are soo beautiful and gorgeous .Not only that it...

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Ishite-ji

Most tourists visit Matsuyama for one big reason, Dogo Onsen. But beyond the famous hotspring house lies another fascinating attra...

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Kunigakaigan

One of the most stunning landscapes on Oki Island, Kuniga Coast offers incredible coastal scenery carved by the powerful waves and...

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Arashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefe...

If you are into nature sightseeing, Arashiyama is the place for you. With the mountains as it's permanent backdrop, the pictures...

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Sapporo Snow Festival

Planning a visit to Sapporo in early February? Do add the Sapporo Snow Festival to your list! Held between early to mid February, ...

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Sannai-Maruyama Site, Aomori

The Sannai-Maruyama archaeological site is an amazing record of the Jomon people, a hunter-gatherer culture that existed in Japan ...

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Shorenin Temple

When in Kyoto, I always visit this temple. It is always very quite compared to other Kyoto sights. So maybe I shouldn't mention it...

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Mt. Yoshino

When it comes to sightseeing, one of my favourite places to visit is Mt. Yoshino. A popular cherry blossom viewing spot since anci...

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Pageant of Starlight

Hundreds of thousands of lights light up the Japanese zelkova trees lining Jozenji-dori Ave., Sendai-shi’s main street. The lights...

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Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Fest...

Akita prefecture is only 3 hours away from Tokyo via shinkansen, which makes it an extremely wonderful day trip if one is down for...

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Kinugawa Onsen

How does a nice relaxing dip at a hot spring sound? Awesome right? That’s exactly what this resort offers, and more! The Kinuga...

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Hachikyo Restaurant

Sapporo is famous for its variety of seafood and there are seafood pubs everywhere in the city. Unsure where to eat? I’d recommend...

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Juniko Trail

Because Aomori prefecture is in the northernmost part of Honshu, winters here can be very cold, with heavy snowfall. But you know,...

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