Archive: November 2016

25 Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Tokyo

Relax and Unwind at these Secluded Spots With a population exceeding 13 million residents, the Tokyo Metropolis easily ranks as the most populous of the 47 prefectures of Japan. Area wise it lies third from the bottom, resulting in a limited amount...

The Delightful Unasawa Valley

Okutama at its Finest: Mitsugama Falls In short, there are few more beautiful places in Okutama than the Unasawa Valley. The main drawcard are three waterfalls which snake their way along the Unasawa Creek downhill of Mount Odake. The hiking course...

Oze National Park in Autumn

Capturing Oze in the Late Autumn Oze National Park which encompasses Japan’s largest mountain wetlands stretches across four prefectures including Fukushima, Tochigi, Gunma and Niigata. From mid-May, through to early October the marshlands are...

Oze Marsh 尾瀬ヶ原

Ozegahara Marsh 尾瀬ヶ原 – Lake Oze 尾瀬沼 – Sanpei Pass 三平峠 . . Kanto Hiking at its Finest As Japan’s 29th and most recently designated National Park – the beauty of Oze is hard to put into words. From novices embarking on their first...

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