Wakayama Prefecture

Boat Trips in Kansai

Jul 24, 2023 By Justin Hanus

With so many picturesque waterways spread across the region, Kansai is the perfect Japanese location for a boat trip. Whether you fancy a relaxing cruise or a white-knuckle downriver jaunt,...[ Click to read more ]

Fruit Picking in Kansai

Jul 23, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Picking fresh fruit is a popular – and refreshing – pastime in Japan. In the Kansai region, there are many farms and orchards where you can roam around and pluck...[ Click to read more ]

Best Beaches in Kansai

May 19, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Japan is not one of the first countries that spring to mind when you think of beach culture, but in fact, the country has plenty of beautiful coastlines, with the...[ Click to read more ]

Camping in Kansai

May 19, 2023 By Justin Hanus

With summer on our doorstep, our attention turns to the great outdoors. What better way to enjoy nature for a few days than heading off on a camping excursion? Kansai...[ Click to read more ]

Best Beaches in Kansai

May 19, 2023 By Justin Hanus

With temperatures on the thermometer rising, heading down to a nearby beach to cool off and relax becomes more enticing. If you live in the Kansai region of Japan, you...[ Click to read more ]

Summer Days Out in Kansai

Apr 21, 2023 By Justin Hanus

You can find a wealth of things to do during the summer months across the Kansai region. It’s known for its cities such as Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe but beyond...[ Click to read more ]

Seafood Market in Japan

Popular Seafood Markets and Ports in the Kansai Region

Dec 23, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Japan is well known for its seafood — in fact, seafood is a major part of its culture. To find the freshest dishes, your best option is to head to...[ 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 ]

Visit UNESCO Sites Galore and More in Historical Shingu

Nov 30, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Some people travel around the world to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Some people will never visit one in their entire life. But with a single trip to Shingu in...[ Click to read more ]

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Hiking to Koyasan in Wakayama Prefecture

Sep 28, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Wakayama prefecture is home to Koyasan — one of the most popular places for pilgrimages for more than a thousand years. There are actually a few trails to Koyasan, but...[ Click to read more ]

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