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Indulge in “Solo-Katsu”: Four “Solo Activities” to Enjoy in Tokyo!

From the recently popular “solo” karaoke, “solo” saunas, and all the way to the slightly more obscure “solo” tile-breaking, we have it all! Here are s…

Iriomote Island

Feel Iriomote Island: the privilege to explore a Natural World Heritage Site

writerEric van Rijn My name is Eric van Rijn, originally from the Netherlands. Now based in Ishigaki, Okinawa, I provide consulting services and run a…

cycling around Mt. Fuji

Fully enjoy every aspect of Mt. Fuji! Go around Mt. Fuji by Bike

A cycling course around the base of Mt. Fuji, the symbol of Japan, is commonly called “Fuji-ichi.” A complete circuit is about 107 km, with some parts…

18 hot springs in Minakami Sarugakyo onsen

18 hot springs in Minakami: enjoy onsen in a town blessed with abundant nature and water resource

Located in the northern part of Gunma Prefecture, Minakami is a town with rich water resources surrounded by grand mountains. Recently, the town has b…

koiwai farm

Idyllic Rural Views at Koiwai Farm in Spring

Writer: Ayumi Koiwai Farm has extensive grounds and is located near the bottom of Mount Iwate in Iwate Prefecture, in the Tohoku area. With opportunit…

Koganezaki Furofushi Onsen:Soaking in an open-air bath while watching the sunset sinking over the horizon and listening to the sound of the surf provides the ultimate in relaxation time.

Koganezaki Furofushi Onsen is in Aomori Prefecture and its open-air baths at the rocky beach offer a splendid view of the Sea of Japan and the coast c…

Iya Shin-iya Onsen

Iya / Shin-Iya Onsen: bathe in a canyon amid nature’s splendor

Iya Valley is in the mountainous center of Shikoku near the border between western Tokushima and Kochi prefectures. Cliffs from dozens meters up to se…

Tokachi onsen Tokachi Ranch

Tokachigawa Onsen: An Onsen Village featuring “moor hot springs” rare in Japan

A 20-minute bus ride from eastern Hokkaido’s Obihiro City is Tokachigawa Onsen. It is located in Otofuke Town in the middle of the Tokachi Plain. Open…

Niseko Onsen

Niseko Onsen: Onsen town with many things to enjoy, from onsen to various activities

Known as a great place for skiing and snowboarding, Niseko Town is one of the heaviest snowfall areas in Hokkaido. The powder snow in this area makes …