Best of Japan

Mount Fuji

2018-07-18T19:43:07+00:00

Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the view from the top of Mount Fuji has to be seen to be [...]

Mount Fuji2018-07-18T19:43:07+00:00

Yakushima

2018-07-10T21:11:58+00:00

Yakushima (屋久島) is a World Heritage listed subtropical island in southern Kyushu. It is usually accessed from Kagoshima and is [...]

Yakushima2018-07-10T21:11:58+00:00

Himeji

2018-07-18T20:03:49+00:00

Himeji is most famous for it's castle, which became a World Heritage Site in 1995.  It's a great place to [...]

Himeji2018-07-18T20:03:49+00:00

Ise Shrines

2018-07-18T19:09:52+00:00

The Ise shrines are often regarded to be in the top 3 shrine areas in Japan.  The simple, yet spectacular [...]

Ise Shrines2018-07-18T19:09:52+00:00

Miyajima

2018-07-18T20:11:16+00:00

Miyajima is yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site near Osaka and Hiroshima.  It's often near the top of the list for most travelers, and offers [...]

Miyajima2018-07-18T20:11:16+00:00

Nara

2018-07-18T20:04:33+00:00

Nara iorr a UNESCO World Heritage Site full of great shrines and temples, not far from Kyoto and Osaka.  A must-visit for [...]

Nara2018-07-18T20:04:33+00:00

Hakone

2018-07-10T14:10:44+00:00

Hakone (箱根) is the most popular Tokyo side trip.  There is something for everyone here, such as hiking, walking, volcano [...]

Hakone2018-07-10T14:10:44+00:00

Kobe

2018-07-10T14:00:59+00:00

Kobe (神戸) is a stylish city not far from Kyoto and Osaka, that is known as one of the first ports [...]

Kobe2018-07-10T14:00:59+00:00