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Tanabata, A Legend of Star-Crossed Lovers and A Festival of Wishes

Tanabata in Japan is marked by huge colourful streamers hung from bamboo. Also known as the Star Festival, people make wishes by writing them on paper strips or folded talismans and hanging them on a ...

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Some of Japan’s Best Onsen, Beaches and More in Izu Peninsula

Izu Peninsula, part of Shizuoka, is a perfect vacation destination with a little bit of everything for everyone. From several hot spring areas including hotspot Atami, sandy white beaches with beautif...

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Hot Springs, Beaches, and Snow Adventures in Niigata Prefecture!

Niigata Prefecture next to the Sea of Japan is famous not just as a hot spring getaway, but also for its shining beaches and great ski slopes. Blessed by nature, it also has beautiful scenery in desig...

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Visiting Nagoya, The Capital City of Aichi Prefecture

Nagoya is Japan’s 4th largest city with over 2 million inhabitants as of 2021. The city is best known for historical attractions like Nagoya Castle and Atsuta Shrine, amusement park Legoland, To...

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A Trip to Kanazawa Castle

Kanazawa is a time capsule from Japan's "golden age" during the Tokugawa Period. The city combines a stunning natural location with a thriving cultural legacy, with Kanazawa Castle and t...

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All About Kurobe Gorge Railway

The beautiful Kurobe Gorge Railway is the main attraction of the Kurobe Gorge in the mountains of the Northern Japan Alps. With careful planning, you can enjoy the trip and the various spots along the...

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All About Tsumago on the Nakasendo Trail

Tsumago is a small village that has taken big steps to preserve its traditional buildings and culture including even hiding power lines from view, allowing visitors to experience the atmosphere and hi...

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Top 5 Must-Do Things in Sakae, Nagoya

Sakae is the heart of Nagoya. One of two major downtown areas, alongside Meieki, it is a hub of activity in Nagoya city centre. Home to shopping complexes, movie theatres, restaurants, and attractions...

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Shimoda, Japan: The Hidden Gem of the Pacific

With its pristine coastline, tranquil cherry blossom forests, and ancient temples, Shimoda of Shizuoka Prefecture, is the perfect place to escape the busyness of life. It’s why many city-dweller...

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Cracking Open the Classic Attractions of Wajima Japan

At Ishikawa Prefecture’s northern peninsula tip lies the coastal city of Wajima. A small yet highly popular tourist destination for its scenic Senmaida Terrace Paddy Fields, it features the beau...

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