Goto Islands

Specialities Beaches - The Goto Islands, referred to as simply Goto or the Gotos by Nagasaki’s foreign population, consist of five main islands set atop the East China...

Sunshine Aquarium

Specialities Zoos & Aquariums - On the top of a building in the heart of Tokyo, the Sunshine Aquarium is a rooftop oasis - where sky, ocean and people meet. Head...

Koshigaya LakeTown

Specialities Shopping - Tokyo can be said to have many things but space probably isn't one of them. For a change of pace, check out Koshigaya LakeTown in...

Akihabara

Specialities Shopping - Akihabara isn’t called Electric Town for no reason. As soon as you step off the train, you’re bombarded with adverts for all the latest gaming...

Oarai Sun Beach

Specialities Beaches - Popular among surfers, swimmers, and sunbathers, the shallow waters at this top-notch summer spot, not to mention the lack of rocky outcroppings, make...

Iwaki

Specialities Beaches, Zoos & Aquariums - Covering much of the southeast of Fukushima prefecture, Iwaki is known for its gorgeous beaches and great waves, rich history and an even richer seafo...

Omotesando Shotengai

Specialities Shopping - Not to be confused with Tokyo’s upscale shopping district, Omotesando Shotengai on Miyajima is a souvenir and gourmet snack route stretching 350 meter...

Oarai Isosaki Shrine

Specialities Beaches - While the main attraction for many day-trippers to Oarai City is either the beach or neighboring hot springs, don’t miss the chance to visit this...

Tobu Zoo

Specialities Zoos & Aquariums - Dubbed a Hybrid Leisure Land, Tobu Zoo in Saitama is a zoo and rollercoaster and water park all rolled into one. Make your way to the zoo on the we...

Enoshima

Specialities Beaches - Ranked among the 100 Best Sceneries of Japan and with a landscape immortalized in the woodblock prints of Katsushika Hokusai (the artist behind the fa...

Saitama Craft Center

Specialities Traditional - "Like this," says a man as he shakes a wooden frame with steady, even strokes. The water drains out from the bottom, leaving a thin...

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