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SIGHTSEEING

Setouchi Triennale 2019: Which Artworks Should You Visit?

Setouchi Triennale 2019: Which Artworks Should You Visit?

The Setouchi Triennale (Setouchi International Art Festival) is the largest art event in Japan and is held once every three years. Visiting it in...

6 Tips for Visiting the Setouchi Triennale 2019

6 Tips for Visiting the Setouchi Triennale 2019

The Setouchi Triennale (also called the Setouchi International Art Festival) is a contemporary art fe...

Gokayama: A Magical Trip Through the Gassho-Zukuri Villages

Gokayama: A Magical Trip Through the Gassho-Zukuri Villages

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Six Things You’ll Want to See in Kurashiki, Okayama

Six Things You’ll Want to See in Kurashiki, Okayama

Sitting right next to Hiroshima, Okayama Prefecture is home to Japan’s famous folk tale "M...

A Day in Chofu: Traditional Buildings, Soba and Yokai

A Day in Chofu: Traditional Buildings, Soba and Yokai

Few make their way to Chofu on their Tokyo trip and many haven't even heard of it. Located west of the c...

Fun and Safe Even for Beginners! Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route

Fun and Safe Even for Beginners! Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route

Shimanami Kaido is a 70km route that connects six islands in the Seto Inland Sea. It runs from Onomichi, H...

Enjoy Sightseeing Experiences in Tochigi!

Enjoy Sightseeing Experiences in Tochigi!

Tochigi, known for its World Heritage Site of Nikko, is packed with charming sightseeing spots that you ...

Janjan Yokocho: Cheap Food and a Retro Vibe in Osaka

Janjan Yokocho: Cheap Food and a Retro Vibe in Osaka

Deep in downtown Osaka, under the unmistakable shape of an old-fashioned tower is a semi-hidden, narro...

Tokyo with a Countryside Feel: Get Local in Akabane

Tokyo with a Countryside Feel: Get Local in Akabane

If you’ve been to Tokyo at least once you’ll have noticed that every neighborhood of this m...

Early-Blooming Sakura in Izu! the Southern Cherry Blossom and Rapeseed Flower Festival

Early-Blooming Sakura in Izu! the Southern Cherry Blossom and Rapeseed Flower Festival

Minamiizu is the southernmost town of the Izu Peninsula in Japan. Enveloped in an indented coastline, t...

The Taste of Downtown Tokyo: Discovering Shitamachi Food in Katsushika

Discovering Shitamachi Food in Katsushika

At the eastern tip of Tokyo is Katsushika City. Packed with the retro flair of the shitamachi*, this dist...