Tono is known as a folktale village and is located in the middle of Iwate Prefecture in an area which has beautifully preserved traditional culture. My friend who grew up in Tono proudly recommended visiting his hometown. But upon our visit I quickly came to learn that there is much more to see in Iwate …
For a long time I’ve had my sights set on returning to APPI ski resort, as we have spent several New Year holidays here skiing. After experiencing the powder snow at APPI ski resort, I was excited to spend my third visit here in summer. Here you will find the ultimate guide to hiking APPI …
There are endless adventures on offer when visiting Iwate Prefecture. From a changeable railway journey through Sanriku Rias Coast to an epic discovery of old Japanese culture in Morioka city. As the gateway to so many fantastic locations in the northernmost part of Japan, Morioka is an impressive city with many great places to discover. …
Hokkaido is one of Japan’s most celebrated areas, with many locals and international visitors alike making the trip up North to explore the dramatic mountains, natural parks and tasty Hokkaido seafood cuisine.
Hokkaido is jam-packed with natural beauty at every turn, however Mount Asahidake, some of the most stunning trails in the country, is often not the first destination on a traveller’s list when arriving in the region.
Located on the border between Akita and Aomori Prefectures in northern Japan, Shirakami Mountains are the primeval forests of the region.
After driving the coastal route that offers some of the best coastal scenery in Japan, I was immediately began to think about when I could return.
Fukui is the ultimate destination; it boasts beautiful ports with crystal clear waters and mountainous land full of wildlife. Here is your quick guide to the Fukui.
We went to Iizaka Hot Springs to take a bath in the early afternoon after cherry picking in Fukushima.
The cherry begins to ripen in early summer, and then the cherry picking season starts. Here’s a quick guide to where to get fresh cherries in Japan.