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The Best Places to Visit in Ehime

Ehime (愛媛県, Ehime-ken) a prefecture is located in the northwest part of the island of Shikoku. Several smaller islands in the Seto Inland Sea also belong to the Ehime Prefecture. The prefectural capital is Matsuyama, best known for Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest onsen resorts that also served as an inspiration for the Ghibli movie Spirited Away. Ehime prefecture is also referred to as the Land of the Mikans (oranges), blessed with warm and sunny weather all throughout the year, the area is a paradise for citrus fruits! Besides the juicy, sweet mikan, Ehime is known for its castles, onsen resort, the world’s longest suspension bridge, historical shrines and temples, and several spots for scenic views. Here we introduce you to the best places to visit in Ehime.
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National Holidays And Annual Events in Japan

Here is an introduction to national holidays and annual events in Japan. Knowing these holidays will help you plan a trip more efficiently!
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Kumano Kodo Hiking Trails – A complete overview

The ancient Kumano Kodo hiking trails across the Kii peninsula in the Kansai region, offer an amazing hiking experience. There are popular pilgrim trails offer options for everyone form challenging multi-day hikes, to easy day trips. Here we will give you a complete overview of the best options for everyone.
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Complete Guide to Okinawa; Things to Do and Places to Go!

Okinawa is a group of about 160 beautiful island located in the south of Japan. The archipelago is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan, known for its tropical climate, white sandy beaches, colourful coral reefs and rich culture. There are also some historical spots, including a number of World War II sites, to be visited. In spite of its' somewhat isolated location, Okinawa is visited by a great number of tourists that visit the area to explore the beautiful nature and the blue sea, all year round. Okinawa prefecture consists of a number of (uninhabited) islands, and some of them are connected to each other by bridge, others are accessible only by airplane or ferry. The islands have different experiences to offer and you can pick your destination based on the location and different characteristics of each island. In this article, we will help you plan a memorable trip to Okinawa!
Day trips from Tokyo

Refreshing Day Trip to Tateyama Alpine Route from Tokyo!

Tateyama Alpine Route is a beautiful mountain sightseeing route passing through the northern part of the Japanese Alps stretching from Toyama to Nagano prefecture. You can enjoy the changing scenery on every season. There are some good hiking courses for everyone so if you want to look for the best summer destination in Japan, Tateyama Alpine Route is for you.
Things to do in Japan

A Guide to Solo Camping in Japan with “Laid-Back Camp” Locations

Sometimes it is good to be away from your hectic life and relax in the nature. Having alone time and letting yourself free would help you get rid of some stress or worries in a daily life. Here we introduce some tips for solo camping and great locations for it based on the popular anime called "Laid-Back Camp".
Things to do in Tokyo

What is Edo? An Overview of The History of Japan

You might have heard of "Edo" when you were reading about Japan to prepare your trip, or when you were reading about the country and its history. Often Edo is mentioned when talking about the history of Tokyo. However, it is difficult, even for Japanese, to elaborate on the word in detail. Edo refers to a certain period of time the country's long history, plus it is also the former name of Tokyo, the capital of Japan. In this article, we will help you learn about the Edo period and find out enjoyable tourist spots offering “Edo experiences”!
Things to do in Japan

10 Summer Destinations in Japan to Escape the Heat

In Japan, the summer heat is sometimes unbearable. During summer, the temperature easily gets over 30℃ or even over 35℃ with unpleasant humidity. So, how about going away from the heat and spend sometimes in somewhere cool in Japan?
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Why Japanese People Do This?; Interesting Culture in Japan!

When you travel to Japan, you might wonder many things about the behavior of Japanese people or Japanese culture. In this article, we answered these major questions about Japan! These are good to learn before you come to Japan to get ready for your trip too!
Things to do in Japan

Best Places For Renting a Kimono – A Traditional Experience in Japan!

Picture yourself in a Kimono, strolling down the streets of a traditional town in Japan, how amazing would that be? These are our recommendation for places to rent a Kimono and have a unique, authentic Japanese experience!
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