Autumn Festivals in Hiroshima

Aug 31, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Autumn is a season sprinkled with many festivals across the world. The hot summer has passed, and we experience cooler temperatures and that lush gold tinge for a few months...[ Click to read more ]

Great Walks in Kumamoto Prefecture

Aug 30, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto has to be one of the best destinations in Japan for walks. The number of options available means you’ll never need to repeat the same walk — although you...[ Click to read more ]

Autumn Festivals in Kumamoto Prefecture

Aug 30, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Japan is famous for its traditional festivals, most of which involve parades, dancing, and performances. Every prefecture has its festivals, and Kumamoto is no exception. If you are in Kumamoto...[ Click to read more ]

What to See on a Bike Trip Along the Shimanami Kaido

Jul 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

If you’re a bicyclist, you must take the Shimanami Kaido route!”. It runs from Onomichi in Hiroshima to Imabari in Ehime over a series of bridges across the Seto Inland...[ Click to read more ]

Sampling Organic Farm-Fresh Produce in Kumamoto

Jul 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

South of Mount Aso is a town in Kumamoto called Yamato. Although it’s relatively unknown as a tourist destination, it’s the perfect spot for organic farming due to the minerals...[ Click to read more ]

The Most Delicious Treats from Wakayama

Jul 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

If you like to choose destinations to visit based on new foods to try, Wakayama should be near the top of your list, especially if you have a sweet tooth....[ Click to read more ]

Where to Jog In Tokyo

Jul 25, 2022 By Michael Stigall

Summer in Japan is hot and humid, but it is also a great time to get in shape. There are plenty of ways you can do this. You could head...[ Click to read more ]

Kiso Three Rivers Park in Ichinomiya City

May 30, 2022 By Ray Proper

Kiso Three Rivers Park in Ichinomiya was an old favorite of mine when I lived in Konan City. I am not sure if the whole complex counts as being part...[ Click to read more ]

Family Days Out in Kumamoto

May 25, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto prefecture has plenty of attractions and opportunities for great days out for family and kids, with everything from theaters and museums to some of the most wondrous natural sites...[ Click to read more ]

Great Bike Rides in Kansai

May 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Although it may have a reputation for cars, motorbikes, and speedy trains, Japan is also a cycle-loving nation whose residents use a bicycle as their primary mode of transport. You...[ Click to read more ]