Mt Fuji Hiking: What You Need to Prepare

Hiking Mount Fuji, the iconic and majestic volcano in Japan, is a thrilling adventure that attracts thousands of outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. With its breathtaking views and rich cultural significance, climbing Mount Fuji is an experience that requires careful preparation. In this post, I will explain (in detail) the essential steps and considerations to ensure a safe and enjoyable hike up Mount Fuji. (more…)

3 Most Beautiful Places to See Autumn Leaves in Japan

Autumn is one of my favourite seasons in Japan. Also known as koyo in Japanese, the leaves change from green to stunning shades of yellow, red and gold. Thankfully, the autumn season varies between regions in Japan. So you have ample time to chase the best autumn leaves at different locations during this season! If you do not know where to chase them, you are in the right page; I am here to help you! (more…)

Tunnel of Light, Kiyotsu Gorge

Kiyotsu Gorge is one of the three biggest valleys in Japan along with the Kurobe Gorge (Toyama Prefecture) and the Osugidani Gorge (Mie Prefecture). Known for its visually striking igneous rock formations created by a volcanic eruption around 16 million years ago, Kiyotsu Gorge was registered on the list of National Places of Beauty and Natural Monuments in April 1941, and officially became the Joshin-etsu Kogen National Park in September 1949. (more…)