10 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Countryside in Japan

Straw shoes hanging of ceiling in a traditional countryside home

I have said it often: there is more to Japan than big cities and the Golden Route. When planning a first visit to Japan, chances are that most tourists will not consider adding the smaller towns or villages to their itinerary. If your idea of Japan is walking into the cute fashion shops, eating Instagrammable […]

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Planning a Trip to Japan for the First Time: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Shinkyo Bridge, Nikko - planning a trip to Japan for the first time

A trip to Japan cannot be improvised, especially when it comes to your first ever trip. Because the destination is so far and often expensive, planning a trip to Japan for the first time is essential and should not be a last-minute exercise. Preparing your itinerary, booking a reasonably cheap flight and accommodation but most […]

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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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