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The Master and Apprentice: An Autumn Adventure

  We recently sent Canon Master, Richard I’Anson, and The Master’s Apprentice winner, Kayle Gordon, to Hokkaido to explore and capture the autumn wonderland of Japan’s north. We caught up with the two of them for a quick recap of…...

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Bunny Shrine of Mima City

Partners Information: Bunny Shrine of Mima City, Tokushima Prefecture Shirahito Shrine is located in Anabuki of Mima City. The shrine features a stone lantern (called “goshinto” in Japanese) with a bunny statue on top of it, considered rare in Japan. This area…...

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Glamping in Shiga

Partners Information: Here are four accommodation facilities on Lake Biwa and the surrounding area where you can go glamping! Glamping in Shiga L’ Hôtel Du Lac Experience glamping while looking out over Lake Biwa and Chikubushima island. More information Okubiwako Makino…...

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Shikoku Cycling: Challenge 1,000km Project

Partners Information: A Once in a Lifetime Cycling Journey! Overseas entries to the 1,000km long Shikoku Circuit Route are now open! The spiritual island of Shikoku holds 1,200 years of history of pilgrimage culture. Shikoku is surrounded by the ocean on…...

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Hiking at Mt Gozaisho

Partners Information: Today, we are introducing Mt. Gozaisho, a recommended hiking spot to go to even in the hot summer! Mt. Gozaisho is known as a very cool place with the top of the mountain being 10℃ cooler than the…...

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Utsue Shijuhachi Falls Prefectural Nature Park

Partners Information: In an 800 hectare prefectural nature park, the waterfalls of Utsue Shijuhachi fall to the ground as thunderous waves. The waterfalls never look the same, as the natural surroundings change each season. The waterfalls provide peaceful seclusion. Among…...

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Hiking Mt Kurohime – Nagano Prefecture

Partners Information: This summer, hike up Mt Kurohime, a national park in Nagano Prefecture. Enjoy many kinds of flowers, a variety of forests, moss and high-rise wetlands along the mountain trail. See the Northern Alps and Mt Fuji from the summit of…...

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Tsubamesanjo in Niigata Prefecture

Partners Information: Tsubamesanjo, Niigata Prefecture Welcomes the Green Season Tsubamesanjo in Niigata Prefecture is blessed with an abundance of beautiful nature. Mt. Kugami (Kugamiyama), located a 30-min drive from the Tsubamesanjo Shinkansen station, is worth visiting to gaze at the peaceful…...

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Cycling in Shinanomachi Nagano

Partners Information: Enjoy a leisurely cycle through the Japanese countryside and admire the beauty of national parkland. Shinanomachi, a rural town of northern Nagano prefecture, offers rental bicycles and lots of summer activities such as camping, hiking, and water sports. The varied cycling or…...

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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route 2018

Partners information: The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route will open in full on Sunday, 15th April 2018. Get excited! Visitors will be able to walk between snow walls that are nearly 20 meters high. We recommend seeing the snow walls between May and…...

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Biwaichi: Cycling around Lake Biwa

Partners Information: Have you heard of “Biwaichi”? Biwaichi Cycling allows you to cycle around the circumference of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan and the symbol of Shiga Prefecture, while enjoying nature, history and sightseeing spots along the way.…...

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Fuji-Q Highland Advance Ticket Sales

Partners Information: Fuji-Q Highland has started offering tickets for overseas visitors via the tour activity booking site Viator. In addition to the Full Day Free Pass Ticket, special tickets include the Afternoon Pass and Afternoon Pass with Meal Coupon. Purchasing…...

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Tokyo Metro – The Underground Mysteries 2017

Partners Information: Tokyo Metro will hold their “Tokyo Metro – The Underground Mysteries” event between Sunday, 1 October 2017 and Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Tokyo Metro – The Underground Mysteries is a puzzle-solving and city exploration game. Walk around Tokyo and ride…...

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Higashiyama Walking Course in Takayama

Partners Information: Takayama City in Gifu is home to a temple area called Higashiyama. This area is inspired by a district of the same name in Kyoto. Lord Kanamori Nagachika, who built Takayama as a castle town, had a deep love of…...

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Iiyama Cycling

Partners Information: Do you fancy cycling through the Japanese countryside against a beautiful backdrop of rice paddies and mountains? Look no further than Iiyama cycling. Iiyama Cycling On your next trip to Japan, visit Iiyama city in Nagano Prefecture. It’s less…...

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