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Visiting the impressive Zamami Island

The Zamami Island
Okinawa is Japan’s southernmost prefecture and it is divided into three major island groups: the Okinawa Islands, the Miyako Islands and the Yaeyama Islands. Anyway, in this article, we talk about the Zamami Island and the ocean “Kerama Blue” located…

5 Best virtual museum tours in Japan

Best virtual museum tours
Due to the current lockdown caused by the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), in Japan as well as the rest of the world all the public places including museums have been closed until the pandemic is over. However, some museums offer virtual…

Tsushima Island: getting closer to South Korea

Tsushima Island
You can find the Tsushima Island between the Tsushima and Korea strait, although the island belongs to Japan it is actually closer to South Korea. The max length of Tsushima Island is about 70 km and width 15km, it is currently populated by 35,000…

The current situation in Japan – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) update

The Japanese government continues to implement strict quarantine measures as well as travel restrictions to fight the spreading of the virus. Japan banned entry to the country for many citizens of different countries and regions. Foreigners who have visited restricted…

Tsuyu, the rainy season in Japan

Tsuyu
If you are traveling to Japan around June or July we highly recommend packing your raincoat and boots as these months are known to be the rainiest in Japan. Tsuyu or also known as Baiu is the rainy season starting…

¿Are you a nature lover? Japan is your place

Nature lover
Japan’s landscape mostly consists of forested mountains and hills. The Japanese archipelago runs around 3000 kilometers from north to south, it gives it’s visitors an amazing opportunity to see a wide range of different natural sceneries, from the mangrove jungles…

Discovering the Aokigahara Forest

Aokigahara Forest
The Aokigahara Forest can be found on the northwestern flank of Mount Fuji, although from the outside it seems like the perfect place to go for a hike, this forest hides a sad and disturbing history. Since the 50’s Aokigahara…

The Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka

Studio Ghibli Museum
Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio in Koganei, Japan. The studio was founded by Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki, Isao Takahata, and Yasuyoshi Tokuma in 1985. The studio is famous for its animated films, tv commercials, films, and even…

Oyama Shrine, a unique experience

Oyama Shrine
If you are visiting Ishikawa you must add Oyama Shrine on the top of your must-see list. Constructed in 1599 this shrine has a long and interesting history, many meaningful statues, Koi fish ponds, stunning wooden carvings, and architecture which…

The current situation of Osaka Airport

Osaka Airport
As of May 2020, the Government of Japan has lifted only a few restrictions that come to international and domestic traveling. All citizens are advised not to use public transport, stay at their residencies as well as work from home.…