Okayama is located between Hiroshima and Hyogo. In Hyogo there is Kobe and Akashi, and in Hiroshima there is Hiroshima City, Miyajima, and Onomichi, which are famous tourist spots, so many people visit there, but Okayama lays in between, and seems to have a kind of dull image. However, the …Read More »
Kagoshima is a prefecture with a relatively large area located on the southernmost tip of the island of Honshu. It is also known by its historical name, “Satsuma.” There are many places with a historical feel in the prefecture. The most well known tourist hot spot is Sakurajima, and many …Read More »
Shimane prefecture is located in the Sanin region, which is on the Sea of Japan side of the Chugoku province. In ancient times, advanced culture blossomed in the Izumo region in the eastern province; it was the most culturally developed area in ancient Japan. The Kojiki and Nihon Shoki (The …Read More »
There are many sightseeing spots in Shizuoka, from historical buildings to natural waterfalls that were included in the “Selected 100 Waterfalls of Japan.” Even among these, here we’ll introduce engaging and interesting places to lovers of travel who have visited the standard spots a number of times. 1. Shizuoka Municipal …Read More »
If you come to Miyazaki, by all means try these dishes! I can tell you about three off-the-beaten-path gourmet spots that serve up exquisite food unique to Miyazaki.
There are many points of interest and delicious gourmet locations in Miyazaki where one can experience the both regional flavors and the character of the prefecture’s citizens. Because I am a Miyazaki native, this time I can be your guide to three gourmet spots off the beaten path that serve …Read More »
A must-eat when you are in Nagasaki! My 3 personal favorite little-known gourmet spots that I can recommend because they are local.
Nagasaki is a city characterized by a foreign feel. It features a unique scenery and nightscape of residential buildings extending to the top of the mountain, and streetcars running throughout the city. If you make a trip to Nagasaki, you would not want to miss all of its delicious offerings. …Read More »
The nightscapes of Nagasaki are so beautiful that they were listed in the new Top 3 Night Views in the World and Top 3 Night Views of Japan. The prefecture is bordered by the sea to the west, so its sunsets are also famed for their beauty. Nagasaki has many …Read More »
I want people to know more about Kagawa! Here are my three personal favorite little- known hot spots in Kagawa.
As I look out on to the beautiful Seto Inland Sea, I think that the word picturesque perfectly describes Kagawa Prefecture, or the native-born Udon Prefecture as it is known throughout Japan. Kagawa Prefecture’s slogan is “we’re no just the Udon Prefecture.” In order for you to fully enjoy Kagawa …Read More »
When people ask us what food we personally like best in Okayama, we can’t help but say “Sawara!” (Spanish mackerel), “Ebimeshi!” (Shrimp fried rice), or “Tama no Ontamameshi!” ( Fried rice with eggs from hot springs). Perhaps you have never heard of them before, but we assure you they’re all …Read More »
Nara is an ancient city rich in history and culture. The city’s urban area has numerous tourist sights such as Todai-ji, and Kofuku-ji, around Nara Park. Here is a local’s guide to little-known tourist spots among them. In addition to visiting famous tourist sights, please try going these little-known places …Read More »