Looking Out Across the Water at Hamarikyu
Kanto | Tokyo Sightseeing Sponsored

Visiting a Japanese Garden in the Summer: What Should We Consider?

Sponsored by Japan Weather Association Summers in Japan can be a struggle. The blazing sun, plus high humidity, plus temperatures above 30°C/86°F can be exhausting – even for Japanese-summer veterans. So, how can you enjoy a Japanese garden in Tokyo during the stifling summer without suffering…
Jododaira marshland in Fukushima
Activities Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Walking in the Marshland at Mount Azuma

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association   Whether you’re a fair-weather wanderer or a steadfast hiker, there are numerous trails available for the outdoor enthusiast to explore all-year-round at Mount Azuma (吾妻山), in Fukushima, Tohoku region.  The most popular hiking routes of Mount Azuma are around Azuma-kofuji (吾妻小富士),…
dinner urashin
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Staying with Locals at Minshuku, Surrounded by Snow in the Uonuma Countryside

Sponsored by UONUMA City Tourist Association Uonuma is a small city in Niigata prefecture. The area is known for the heavy snowfall during winter. This area is excellent for skiing and snowboarding. The ski-resort Suhara is a 5-minute walk from Urashin Minshuku and several courses are…