8 Top Things to Do and See in Ehime, Japan

Discover the top things to do and see in Ehime Prefecture in Shikoku Island. This stunning region is beautiful and underrated area waiting to be explored.

Ehime Prefecture is situated in Shikoku Island on the southern end of Japan. The prefecture, located between sea and mountains is famous for its sweet tangerines (called mikans), pilgrimage of the 88 temples, spa towns and is home to some of the country’s original castles. With so many things to do and see in Ehime, […]

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Kokemushiro Moss Garden Cafe, a Hidden Gem in Ehime

Looking for secret treasures? Kokemushiro Moss Garden Cafe, a hidden gem in the heart of Ehime Prefecture.

Kokemushiro Moss Garden Cafe: I can’t remember how my friend came to learn of this moss garden cafe’s existence, but I was delighted she did. Hidden in a cedar forest in Seiyo City, the heart of the Japanese countryside, Kokemushiro Cafe is a secret haven for nature lovers. After visiting Sankeien Garden, I was happy […]

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Exploring Ozu, Japan’s Hidden Gem

Street in Ozu - Take a trip down to Ozu City to discover another side of Japan. This small town located in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku Island is a gem worth visiting.

You probably haven’t heard of Ozu City because of its remote location. But this rural town located in the heart of Shikoku is a perfect place to discover another side of Japan. My last trip to the “land of the rising sun”made me discover places I knew nothing about. Ehime Prefecture was a big surprise […]

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Ultimate Guide to Nikko: Things to do in the historical city

Less than two-hour train ride from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, you will find Nikko. Discover this beautiful area via this complete travel guide to Nikko.

Less that two-hour train ride from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, you will find Nikko (日光), a beautiful city. It’s a perfect destination for a break of two days or more. Nikko also has an incredible history and offers important Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, natural hot springs, national forests and waterfalls. Anyone planning to […]

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