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  • 3-Day in Nagoya Spring Itinerary

    3-Day in Nagoya Spring Itinerary

    Nagoya is worth exploring in spring, especially when sakura start blooming. It has a number of popular cherry blossom spots including one very well known historic landmark, Nagoya Castle. In fact, the castle itself is quite a popular place to see abundance of sakura in Japan. Won’t it be an […]

     
     
  • 10 Awesome Places to Visit in the Japanese Alps

    10 Awesome Places to Visit in the Japanese Alps

    While Japan is often better known for its urban tourist opportunities, don’t forget to schedule a visit to the Japanese Alps! The Japanese Alps are the name used for the towering mountain ranges of the Hida Mountains, the Kiso Mountains, and Akaishi Mountains.  Many of the peaks are over 3000 […]

     
     
  • Autumn leaves in the Fujigoko Area 2019

    Autumn leaves in the Fujigoko Area 2019

    Fuji Five Lakes or Fujigoko area consists of stunning natural settings, hot spring resorts, traditional old style buildings, museums, and picture-perfect walking trails along the banks of the lakes to walk through. Spring and autumn are considered to be the best time to roam around the area. Although springtime here […]

     
     
  • 7 Days in Central Japan Spring Itinerary

    7 Days in Central Japan Spring Itinerary

    If you are planning to visit Japan in mid April, you may think of visiting most of the beautiful places around Central Japan. It means discovering the hidden treasures of the Chubu Region. In spring, central Japan showcases country’s some of the famous places such as the Takayama Kurobe Alpine […]

     
     
  • Cherry Blossom in the Fuji Five Lakes Area

    Cherry Blossom in the Fuji Five Lakes Area

    If you are to explore the incredible display of cherry blossoms around the Fuji Five Lakes (Fujigoko) area, you would be interested in knowing the spots that are worth visiting to do that. Fujigoko is a renowned touristic area that lies at the northern base of Mount Fuji and comprises […]

     
     
  • 4 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Matsumoto

    4 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Matsumoto

    When I think of my favorite Nagano cherry blossom spots, Matsumoto Castle always comes to mind. It is one of the top famous hanami spots in Central Japan; I really adore the atmospheric weather it offers in the spring. You would love it too, I bet you. Perhaps that’s not […]

     
     
  • Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 | Visit Shizuoka

    Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 | Visit Shizuoka

    The small town “Kawazu” is famous for early cherry blossom viewing in Japan. When February arrives, everything sounds peaceful and exciting to the locals as they still keep waiting to see the early blossoms of Kawazuzakura. Yes, they eagerly wait for it until few buds of the trees are in […]

     
     
  • Fuji Shibazakura Festival 2019 | Visit Yamanashi

    Fuji Shibazakura Festival 2019 | Visit Yamanashi

    Japan’s spring season is very brightly colored not only for of its ume, sakura, and tulips, but also for Shibazakura (moss phlox). There is a renowned Shibazakura matsuri in Hokkaido, I won’t discuss it here, but today I will share a travel guide that tells you about the country’s largest […]

     
     
  • Atami Baien Ume Matsuri 2019 | Visit Shizuoka

    Atami Baien Ume Matsuri 2019 | Visit Shizuoka

    Atami, a popular hot spring resort town in Shizuoka Prefecture, has a beautiful plum garden called Atami Baien that becomes amazingly magnificent with millions of ume blossoms during its Atami Baien Ume Matsuri. Here, ume matsuri means plum blossom festival. Please, bear in mind that Atami Baien is one of […]

     
     
  • Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival in Nagano

    Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival in Nagano

    Dosojin fire festival is a crazy, bizarre, frightening, and mysterious Japanese winter event, held at Nozawa Onsen on January 15th every year in Nagano prefecture. Does it make sense when two groups of people encounter a fight against each other where one group tries to burn down the Shaden (Shrine) […]

     
     
 
 

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