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Northern Kansai Region of Japan

Kansai is a region of Japan located in the middle of Honshu Island and includes iconic cities such as Kyoto and Osaka. Northern Kansai is the part of Kansai facing
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Winter in Hokkaido and Sapporo snow festival

If you are thinking about a winter trip to Japan, we highly recommend you include Hokkaido where you can have the best snow and winter experience! Hokkaido is the northern
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Best 5 Japanese Gardens in Autumn

As you probably already know Japan has four seasons and each season has different colours. Japanese gardens have been an important part of Japanese art where you can enjoy the
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When is the best time to see cherry blossoms in Japan?

I know you are looking for a quick easy answer to ”When is the best time to see cherry blossom in Japan?’ Well, it isn’t quite that simple, and that
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The Japanese Gardens

When you think of Japanese Gardens, order and tranquility seem to spring to mind. There again, there are the Japanese sand and stone (or dry landscape) gardens made from such
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Snow Monkeys – A Summer Treat

The Japanese Macaque (commonly known as the ‘Snow Monkey’) is unique in its behavior. Best known because it takes to the geothermal spring waters in winter as a way to
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Leisurely hiking in the Japanese Alps

On our research trip to Japan this July we were lucky enough to visit Kamikochi, one of the most scenic spots in Japan. Kamikochi approximates to ‘where gods decend’. It
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