Yoshino Mountain in Nara is renowned for its iconic views of sakura covered mountains, but there is so much more to explore. From delicious food, to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yoshimizu Shrine, there is plenty to enjoy besides the cherry blossoms.
Enjoy a variety of different travel spots in Japan, both well known and off the beaten track.
Izanau presents 4 model courses for people from Hong Kong heading to Sakai City!
Izanau presents 4 model courses for people from the UK heading to Sakai City!
In Japan, Golden Week is around the corner which means it's time to start planning your getaways! If you're visiting or staying in the Kansai area, here are our top five recommendations to make the most of Golden Week!
Izanau presents 4 model courses for Americans heading to Sakai City!
Kōya-san has long been the ideal pilgrimage for Buddhists as it was where the Shingnon sect was created. Hiking the sacred Kōya-san Chōishi-Michi, marked with 108 chōishi, takes about 7 to 8 hours, but is a rewarding and exhilirating experience.
A small town in Aomori, Japan claims to be the burial site of Jesus Christ and consequently an important site for Christianity. Learn about Jesus’s travel to the Far East and his brother, Isukiri.
Take a journey through the hot springs of Beppu, also known as the 8 Hells of Beppu!
If you're looking for a twist on "hanami" or "cherry blossom viewing", or missed the sakura due to the weather this year, check out the Sakura Aquarium at Aqua Park Shinagawa! A short ride away from Tokyo, be sure to check out this non-traditional hanami!
With Valentine's Day around the corner, it's the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway in Japan. From Okinawa to Sapporo, learn about the best places couples can travel to celebrate Valentine's.
Toba city, located in Mie prefecture, is renowned for its seafood and summer getaways. Additional attractions include Mikimoto Pearl Island and Toba Aquarium which are ideal for a romantic Valentine's Day in Japan.
Kudoyama, a town next to Mt. Kōya, has gained popularity with the release of Sanada Ten Braves (真田十勇士). Learn about the strategic moves by Sanada Masayuki that lead the samurai Sanada clan to Kudoyama.