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Japan

Overview of Best Places to Visit in All 47 Prefectures of Japan

Japan is a surprisingly large country, stretching over 3.000 km in length. The island country consists of 47 prefectures with a wide range of (tourist) attractions and different features in terms of culture, history and nature. The locals of each prefecture, strongly identify with home prefecture and its culture, food and language. Each prefecture will be a unique experience and they all have their own beauty. Here is a long list of travel highlights of each prefecture of Japan, structured per region, that you should consider visiting.
Events

What is Japanese Festival, Matsuri?

Throughout a year, there are several festivals are held in Japan. In this article, we introduce the history, origin and purpose of festivals in Japan!
Religion

What is Torii Gate?

Torii gate is the gate which stands at the entrance of shrines in Japan. But what is the role and meaning of torii gates? Here is a complete guide to torii gates in Japan!
Customs

All About the Japanese Bathing Culture – and the best places to go near Tokyo!

Taking a bath is s very popular Japanese custom that plays an important role in the Japanese culture. Many Japanese take a bath on a daily basis. Here we'll go over the meaning of a bath, the history and the differences between a sento and an onsen.
Kansai

The 10 Best Things To Do in Awajishima

Awajishima is a popular spot for both vacationers and tourists alike. Located in the Hyogo prefecture of Japan, it sits...
Food & Drinks

10 Vegan Restaurants in Shibuya

Shibuya boasts the best vegan restaurants in Tokyo. It is said that it's difficult to be a vegan in Japan but not in Tokyo. Here we introduce tasty vegan restaurants serving at a reasonable price!
Places to visit in Japan

Itoshima: Perfect Day Trip from Fukuoka

Itoshima is a small city which is about a 30 minute drive from Fukuoka City. Let's take a day trip to Itoshima which offers white sandy beach, beautiful waterfalls and instagrammable spots from Fukuoka City!
Events

10 Best Fireworks Festivals in Japan in Summer

In summer there you can see stunning firework displays almost every weekend in Japan. Here we have listed the best and most famou ones for you!
History

Japan’s Modern History: Late 19th Century to Present Day

What happened in Japan during the modern times? Here is a brief overview of Japan's modern history from the late Edo period to the present day.
Kyushu

Best Things To See And Do In Kirishima Mountain

Kirishima Mountains are a group of active volcanoes in southern Kyushu. The area offers excellent hiking options, superb scenic views and high quality natural onsen! Here we name the must do's in Kirishima!
Food & Drinks

What is Kaiseki? Complete Guide to Beautiful Art of Japanese Cuisine

Kaiseki is a traditional Japanese cuisine which consists of serval dishes using seasonal ingredients and represent a spirit of wabi-sabi. In this article, we explain what is kaiseki, offer you some helpful tips and recommend some of the best restaurants in Tokyo.
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