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Best Places To Visit In Tottori

Tottori Prefecture is situated along the Sea of Japan coast in the Chugoku Region. Its same named capital is Tottori, known for the French Renaissance-style mansion of Jinpukaku and the Kyusho Park with Tottori Castle Ruins. The prefecture is famous for the Tottori Sand Dunes, the largest sand hills in the country, but there are many more interesting spots to be discovered in this rural prefecture. Here we present the best places to visit in Tottori!
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Best Places to Visit in Tokushima

Tokushima is prefecture in Shikoku region, undiscovered by the large tourist crowds. Here we will list the best places to visit and experiences to have.
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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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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!
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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”!
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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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First Time In Japan; How Long Should You Stay?

When you are visiting Japan for the first time, you may have some places in your mind that you want to visit; Tokyo as the huge, modern city, Kyoto to see the many shrines and temples, and maybe Nara to meet the friendly, free-roaming deer. Or perhaps you have some other great places in mind where you can enjoy the diverse culture and nature of Japan. But what is the best number of days to spend in Japan when you visit for the first time? It really all depends on your preferences, including where in Japan you want to go and what kind of experiences you want to try and let's not forget your budget! In this article, we introduce pros and cons of four itineraries with different length ranging from a few days up to one month.
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Hiking Trails Izu Peninsula

Izu Peninsula is located in Shizuoka Prefecture and famous for its beaches, onsen and marine sports. The peninsula is a part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and its mountains and highlands attracts trekkers and nature lovers. It is a popular weekend getaway since the area is well connected to Tokyo and Kanagawa by train. In this article we will list some of the best hiking trails on the peninsula!
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The Best and Unique Theme Parks in Japan

Japan is home to dozens of theme parks and amusement parks. A visit to a theme or amusement park is a popular activity among both the Japanese as well as the international tourist. In the 80's and 90's, during the Economic Bubble, many parks were opened across Japan. However, many were forced to close down, when the bubble bursted. A number of the more popular, bigger operated remained open and are now more popular than ever. From the ultra popular Tokyo Disney Resort to the smaller and unique parks, Japan caters to all taste. Do you like to get your adrenaline pumping, meet your favourite characters, or have a one-of-a-kind experience in a hot spring amusement park? In this article we present our top 10 best and unique theme and/or amusement parks in Japan.
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