Tokyo Day Trips: Best Places to See Fall Foliage
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Tokyo Day Trips: Best Places to See Fall Foliage

Koyo, is the autumn season in Japan –  where the leaves start to lose their green and people across the nation flock to enjoy the…

Climbing Mount Fuji 101
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Climbing Mount Fuji 101

Mount Fuji, the iconic 3776 meter active volcano a stone’s throw from Tokyo, is arguably the most celebrated landmark in Japan. With over 300,000 people…

Day Tripping: Cool off at Tokyo Area Water Parks
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Day Tripping: Cool off at Tokyo Area Water Parks

Tokyo offers a plethora of refreshingly cool getaways right in the heart of the city to help you keep your cool amidst the blistering heat. The weather is hot and water cool; why not take a dive?

Kurokawa Onsen
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Kurokawa Onsen

Kurokawa Onsen is a quintessential hot-spring town in central Kyushu, approximately a 90-minute drive from Kumamoto Airport. Having traveled extensively throughout Japan, I can truly…

The Sapporo Snow Festival
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The Sapporo Snow Festival

As if you needed another reason to love Japan. You already knew about the cherry blossoms in March, and the beautiful leaves changing colors in…

Hot Spots in Kyushu
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Hot Spots in Kyushu

Following the extension of the Tohoku Line, Japan Railways will open its new Bullet Train Route in the Kyushu area (the Southwest part of Japanese…