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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The best things to do in Yokohama on a day trip

Old Yokohama houses - Things to do in Yokohama

As Japan’s second largest city, Yokohama is a perfect day trip option. Venture into the port city, home to the largest Chinatown, beautiful gardens, ramen museums and beautiful sunset views. Yokohama is a thriving port city with a population of 3.7 million people (Tokyo has 13.8 million). The city developed in the sixties by transforming […]

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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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