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  • 10 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Chubu

    10 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Chubu

    Autumn in Japan is the time for momigari, or red leaf hunting. The leaves of maples, gingko, and other species of tree change color as the temperature starts to drop, turning once green forests into riots of red and gold. The season comes with its own traditions, including maple leaf […]

     
     
  • 7 Best Places to see Autumn Leaves in Akita

    7 Best Places to see Autumn Leaves in Akita

    Autumn is a beautiful season to see the fall foliage all across Japan. Looking for autumn leaves in Northern Japan? Go to Akita Prefecture! The trees in the prefecture will be bursting with flaming shades of red and orange from Mid-October through Early-November. Every season in Japan has something special […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Autumn

    10 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Autumn

    Autumn has arrived in Hokkaido! The days are getting shorter and the weather cooling off and a lot of things are going to happen from viewing momiji to eating out delicious foods in local restaurants. Eating ramen is a must-do thing whenever you visit Sapporo, and the capital city of […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Places to see Autumn Leaves in Fukushima

    8 Best Places to see Autumn Leaves in Fukushima

    Where to see the fall foliage in Fukushima Prefecture? Fall in the Tohoku region at its best in mid-October and there are lots of scenic spots in the area where travelers of all ages would like to return each year to see gorgeous autumn foliage. The prefecture is the 3rd […]

     
     
  • 8 Most Beautiful Lakes in Hokkaido

    8 Most Beautiful Lakes in Hokkaido

    The Hokkaido region of Japan is the northernmost region in the country. It is the second largest of Japan’s islands. It is a mountainous region, full of incredible sights, and less populated than the largest island to the South, Honshu. Numerous parks and other wilderness areas both protect these unique […]

     
     
  • 12 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Kyushu

    12 Best Places to See Autumn Leaves in Kyushu

    Kyushu is the third largest of the Japanese islands. It is a vibrant place both culturally and geologically, with the hopping startup hub city of Fukuoka and numerous hot springs both found here. When autumn rolls around, even the lush foliage of this craggy region gets in on the act, […]

     
     
  • JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – Useful Guide

    JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – Useful Guide

    Getting around in Japan is very easy thanks to the country’s extensive public transit system. Japanese railways are some of the best and most advanced in the world. Since so many tourists come to the country, Japanese Railways has set up a foreigner-exclusive rail pass for the popular Kanto, Tohoku, […]

     
     
  • Gion Matsuri

    Gion Matsuri

    Often called the most famous festival in Japan, Gion Matsuri is the festival of Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto that occurs over the whole month of July. There are many different events during this festival, all of them unlike anything else you’ll find in the world. This festival is considered one […]

     
     
  • 6 Beautiful Sunflower Fields in Japan

    6 Beautiful Sunflower Fields in Japan

    Flowers are something special in Japan and in the summer, there is no flower like the sunflower. While not originally native to Japan, sunflowers were introduced from North and South America and have since become an annual part of Japanese culture whenever the days start to grow longer. They have […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Summer

    8 Best Things to Do in Sapporo in Summer

    It is summer in Sapporo now! Snow is no longer visible on the top of the surrounding mountains. Trees of different kinds seem shiny as their branches are now covered with green leaves. Early blooming summer flowers can be spotted down the streets and in parks, while there are many […]

     
     
 
 

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