Tag: Nagano

 
  • Hakuba in Winter | Ski Season 2020

    Hakuba in Winter | Ski Season 2020

    Winter in Japan is a unique and magical experience. There’s plenty to see and do. If you’re an adventurous type, a trip out to a ski area might be perfect. Japan has some world-class ski resorts located in the Japanese Alps, a series of tall mountains that run through the […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route | Travel Guide

    Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route | Travel Guide

    Japan is a land of beautiful and mighty mountain peaks. While there are many ways to see these mountains at their best, the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is one of the best and most famous. The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, commonly called the “Roof of Japan“, runs 37 kilometers between […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to See Wildlife in Japan

    10 Best Places to See Wildlife in Japan

    If you don’t know much about the plants and wildlife out there in Japan, you would probably like to embark on a trip to learn them practically. Indeed, this could be a real adventure for the whole family. In search of Japanese incredible wildlife, you can start a walk in […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Things to Do in Japan in Winter

    10 Best Things to Do in Japan in Winter

    Ever thought of visiting Japan in the winter? Winter in Japan is truly breathtaking. From the stunning views of Shirakawago village to the exciting snow festivals in Hokkaido, the land of the rising sun has so much to offer you. One of the most common questions I get asked is […]

     
     
  • Takato Castle Ruins Park Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

    Takato Castle Ruins Park Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

    If you are traveling to Nagano in April then you should visit the Takato Castle Ruins Park. It hosts an annual cherry blossom festival which is widely known as Takato Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival usually beings in early April and celebrated by locals till late April. This is a […]

     
     
  • 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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