Category: Monthly Prefectures

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exploring-oita-prefecture-and-the-city-of-beppu

Located in the south on the island of Kyushu, Oita Prefecture is bursting with relaxation and adventure, spearheaded by the area’s powerful geothermal activity. A... Read More

autumn-leaves-in-aomori

Settled in the northern tip of the main island of Honshu, the less travelled prefecture of Aomori has many hidden gems. Recognized for its natural... Read More

a-casual-walk-through-kobe-in-spring-time

Half an hour from Osaka Station on a JR commuter train leads to Kobe, a charming port city quietly overlooking Osaka Bay. Kobe is... Read More

8-best-locations-to-view-mount-fuji-in-yamanashi-prefecture

Mount Fuji is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Japan. For thousands of years, Mount Fuji has been regularly depicted in traditional paintings, ceramic creations,... Read More

summer-road-trip-through-aizu-fukushima

The Aizu region in central Fukushima is one of Japan's most scenic regions, filled with fairy-tale picturesque forests, hidden villages deep within lush green mountain... Read More

summer-road-trip-in-hokkaido

While most regions in Japan experience unbearably hot and humid days through the peak of summer from July to September, Hokkaido sees considerably cooler temperatures... Read More

on-the-road-again-from-shikoku-to-tokyo-in-less-than-120-hours

This spontaneous road trip began with a late-night insomnia episode. Long story made short: I couldn't fall asleep on one particularly... Read More

nara-prefecture-where-nature-and-history-go-hand-in-hand

Nara Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan, surrounded by a wealth of historical heritage sites. The prefecture borders Kyoto... Read More