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Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Places of Interest Visiting

Autumn Flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park near Tokyo

The beauty of Japanese flower fields is widely acclaimed and you are able to enjoy stunning colourful natural flower landscape at Hitachi Seaside Park, which is located just less than 2 hours away from Tokyo! Hitachi Seaside Park is situated on the Pacific Ocean side of the Japanese coast and is home to beautiful flower blooms …

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Night Activities in Tokyo for Non-Clubbers

First-time visitors to Tokyo who have just finished dinner are often surprised and disappointed to find shops and malls closing as early as 8pm to 8.30pm. Now feeling re-energized after dinner and you are ready for 1 more activity/place to visit before calling it a day.  If you are a late owl yet a non-clubber, …

Hokkaido Japan Places of Interest Visiting

Farm Tomita, Furano Hokkaido, Japan Summer

If you are visiting Hokkaido between July to September, I will highly recommend you to include Farm Tomita in Furano in your itnerary! You will be amazed by the gorgeous views of their purple carpet of lavender and other colourful flower fields during this blooming season! Preview of the picturesque views: In July: Full bloom of …

Chubu Japan Places of Interest Visiting

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route full day itinerary

We have always heard so much and seen many spectacular views of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, especially the classic snow wall but have never gotten to visit it as we were previously travelling to the more typical touristy destinations. With this longer break, we had purposely planned our itinerary to include the Alpine Route, which was …

Chubu Japan Places of Interest Visiting

Seasonal Festival 2: Fuji Shibazakura festival in Kawaguchiko

If you ask anyone for famous views in Japan, you are likely to hear “Mt Fuji” and “Sakura”. If you are visiting Tokyo between mid April to end May, you must head to the Fuji Shibazakura Festival in Kawaguchiko! The land of pink mosses with the magnificant view of Mt Fuji in the backdrop~~~ trust …

Hokkaido Japan Places of Interest Visiting

Seasonal Festival 1: Hokuryu-cho Sunflower Festival in Hokkaido

Calm blue sky, puffy marshmellow clouds, a million sunflowers – the three elements which form the ever-picturesque view on various print and digital medias, were presented right before me at the Hokuryu-cho Sunflower Festival in Hokkaido. This biggest sunflower field in Japan transformed into a huge yellow landscape in the Hokuryu town every summer, with its annual Himawari …

Chubu Japan Places of Interest Visiting

Kawazu Zakura Cherry Blossom Festival, daytrip from Tokyo

Sakura viewing season in late March or early April is one of the most popular tourist visiting periods in Japan. Travelling during this period also requires early planning to secure flight and accommodation arrangements, which are usually at a premium price. If you would like to avoid this peak period or have the intention to travel …