Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Japan: The Disappearance of the Snow Wall!

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Tateyama Kurobe is often highly rated as one of the most spectacular sceneries in Japan. Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route, which stretches from the Tateyama Station in Toyama Prefecture to Shinano Omachi Station in Nagano Prefecture lived up to its expectation in … Continue reading

Mount Koya: Sea of Colors!

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Mount Koya, the sacred birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, is a UNESCO-designated mountain range that numerous temples call home. Situated in Wakayama Prefecture, to the south of Osaka, many come to Koyasan to experience life as a monk. From morning prayers … Continue reading

Gourmet Series: SUMIRE! – Sapporo, Japan

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Who? SUMIRE Where? 4-7-48 Toyohira-ku, Nakanoshima 2, Hokkaido, Sapporo What? Kimchi Ramen (8/10) When? Thursday, 10 December 2015 Comment? Mouthwateringly outstanding, especially for the level of spiciness in winter! Price? YEN 900 – YEN 1,200/person

Fuji Shibazakura Festival, Japan: The Pink Carpet!

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For most traveler, witnessing the cherry blossoms in Japan is almost mandatory. During the early part of April, the flow of tourists can be overwhelming causing the hike in prices, from air tickets to the accommodations. For those who have … Continue reading