Located north of Shiga, 40 minutes from Kyoto is beautiful Biwako lake. Shirahige is far from being your average shrine. It features one of Japan’s most beautiful, iconic views thanks to its gorgeous Torii standing in the lake. If you are looking for that “postcard” photo or to tease [...]

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Located in Wakayama near the border of Nara and Mie, the Dorokyo Gorge are amazing rock formations from the Kitayama-gawa (river). Famous for its steep cliffs and clear emerald waters, the Dorokyo Gorge is unfortunately only accessible by boats. Beautiful all year long it is in autumn with […]

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Famous for its onsen, its beautiful mountain an as a world-class ski resort, Mt. Zao is also extremely popular among foreign tourist for its magnificent Snow Monsters also called Juhyo in Japanese. [...]

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Fukusada No Oicho or in English: The Great Ginkgo tree of Fukusada, is a beautiful 400-year-old lonesome tree located in the Tanabe district of Wakayama. With a circumference of about 5.5m and a height of 22m, Fukusada No Oicho is also the “protector” of the Hosenji temple [...]

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Jigokudani or Hell Valley is one of the most stunning scenic areas of Noboribetsu in southern Hokkaido. Located just above the Noboribetsu Onsen village, Jigokudani displays hot steam vents, sulfurous streams and other volcanic activity. It's the main source of water for the Onsen village! While beautiful all year […]

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Famous for its Hell Valley and Oyunuma Pond, Noboribetsu also features some very interesting and beautiful coastlines. While accessing the Ayoro shorelines requires a little hike or the need for a car, the beauty of the scenery once arrived is absolutely breathtaking. Beautiful all year long, it is said, however […]

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Located in the south part of Hokkaido in the town of Noboribetsu Onsen, the Hell Valley, also known as Jigokudani, is divided in into two amazing natural wonders.  Jigokudani and Oyunuma. Oyunuma Pound a sulfurous pond with a surface temperature of 50 degrees Celsius [...]

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Located along the east side of the Izu peninsula, Jogasaki is a small yet beautiful coast of the peninsula's coast. Famous for its lighthouse and suspension bridge, Jogasaki is also offering a nice 1h long hiking trail giving you a beautiful view of the area, as well as the […]

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Mount Omuro, or in Japanese Omuroyama is an exciting volcano located by the shore of the eastern coast of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture. At 580 meters tall and with a crater at 300 meters wide, Mt. Omuro is accessible all year long [...]

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