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Hokkaido Sightseeing Sponsored

Exploring Nature and the Autumn Colours of Koshimizu-cho, Eastern Hokkaido

Sponsored by Koshimizu Tourism Association Autumn in Hokkaido? Why wouldn’t you!?   The first place that koyo (autumn colours) hits Japan is in the northernmost prefecture, Hokkaido. I was able to experience just a fraction of Hokkaido’s autumnal charm by exploring the small town of Koshimizu-cho (小清水町),…
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Accommodation Kyushu | Fukuoka Sightseeing Sponsored

Izumi, a Cranes’ Paradise: Observation Center and Ryokan

Sponsored by Izumi City   Cranes (Tsuru in Japanese) are migratory birds that play a very important in the Japanese culture. They are often represented in old paintings, symbolizing fulfillment and hope. Unlike many other birds, cranes are much more difficult to observe. In fact, many…
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Activities Chugoku | Hiroshima Culture Food Shopping Sightseeing Sponsored

Explore the local food, culture and deer in Miyajima

Sponsored by  MIYAJIMA ROPEWAY Southwest of Hiroshima City lies Itsukushima, a sparsely-populated island home to many shrines, wild deer and a lot of beautiful maple trees. It is actually because of these many shrines that Itsukushima is more commonly known as Miyajima, or “Shrine Island”…