Beach at Wakasa Takahama, Fukui prefecture
Hokuriku | Kanazawa Sponsored Transport

Perfect Nature Destination Near to Kyoto and Kanazawa: How to Get to Wakasa Takahama?

Sponsored by Wakasa Takahama Tourism Association Less than two hours from Kyoto, and three hours from Kanazawa, is Wakasa Takahama –  home to one of only two Blue Flag beaches in Japan! Unlike Japan’s other Blue Flag beach though (Kamakura, south of Tokyo), Wakasa Takahama is…
Jorakuen Japanese garden, a peaceful park in Fukushima, Japan
Sightseeing Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Jorakuen: A Japanese Garden to Soothe Your Soul

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association   Japan is constantly reminding me why its gardens are world famous, and Jorakuen Park (浄楽園) in Fukushima prefecture is no exception. Fukushima is one of the six prefectures of Tohoku  – a region which is renowned for its mountain scenery, onsen and kokeshi.…
Tamago-yu is a ryokan and spa which sits in the resort town of Takayu Onsen. Easily accessible by bus from JR Fukushima Station, this ryokan (Japanese inn) is famous for it's open-air hot springs (onsen) submerged in the mountains.
Activities Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Tamago-yu, Takayu Onsen: An Onsen Lover’s Paradise

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association   A stone’s throw away from Fukushima City, in Fukushima prefecture, is Tamago-yu – an onsen lover’s paradise! Tamago-yu is a ryokan and spa which sits in the resort town of Takayu Onsen. Easily accessible by bus from JR Fukushima Station, this ryokan (Japanese inn)…
Tsuchiyu Onsen is a quaint town in the western part of Fukushima, Tohoku, Japan.
Culture Sightseeing Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Tsuchiyu Onsen: A Fusion of Kokeshi and Onsen !

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association Situated in the Tohoku region, Tsuchiyu Onsen, (土湯温泉) is a quaint town in the western part of Fukushima. Amongst other things, Tohoku is renowned for producing traditional Japanese dolls (kokeshi), and showcasing alluring hot springs (onsen). It’s just as well then, that…
gate ushio shrine
Koshinetsu | Nagano Sightseeing Sponsored Transport

How to get to Sado Island, “Island of Exile,” in Niigata

Sponsored by Sado City Sado Island is a beautiful paradise island located approximately 2.5 hours away from Niigata Port by ferry. Sado Island’s landscape has incredible diversity with stunning cliffs along the shoreline, beautiful forests, and mountains throughout. The four seasons are beautifully portrayed on…