Located on the border between Akita and Aomori Prefectures in northern Japan, Shirakami Mountains are the primeval forests of the region.
Hachijojima Island, located 287 kilometers from Tokyo, is a sub-tropical island with jungle-like greenery and one of the major destinations for anglers.
Iwami Ginzan in Shimane Prefecture is a historic silver mining town that looks as if it has just been plucked out of an Akira Kurosawa film set.
Izumo Taisha in Shimane Prefecture is an historically significant shrine and all gods around Japan gather here to conduct meetings once a year, based on the ancient mythology.
Dogo Onsen is one of Japan’s oldest hot springs and since ancient times it is believed to heal illnesses.
Oboke Canyon is one of the most photographed sites in Tokushima Prefecture where has a reputation for being adventure ready, with a handful of hikes, many of these offering incredible views of mountainous land.
Kochi Prefecture located in southwest Japan is filled with endless outdoor activities, glorious towns, warm people and interesting cultures. This was my fourth visit to Kochi and I felt like I’m still a beginner to explore the new areas there. Here are 5 must see sites in Kochi that you cannot afford to miss: 1. …
After the World Heritage site designation, Yakushima Island has become incredibly popular. We visited in winter with fewer crowds to explore snowy-topped mountains.
Yakushima Island’s best charm is hiking in order to see the old Yakushima Cedar.
If you’re looking for local products on the Oki Islands, then you can visit Yao riverside area where you can find small cafes and homely restaurants.