Tag: Izu Islands

What to Expect when Camping in Japan

Why Campgrounds in Japan Get It Right Accommodation costs in Japan are for the most part fairly pricey, luckily there are some budget alternatives on hand such as camping if you’re prepared to bring your own gear. In fact, there are over 3,000...

Karataki Waterfall 唐滝

Karataki Waterfall 唐滝 . . Enjoy Quiet Contemplation at Hachijo-jima’s Highest Waterfall What Hachijo-jima lacks in size, it certainly makes up for in unspoilt nature including several terrific hikes worth checking out. Besides hiking Hachijo...

The Rise and Unravelling of the Hachijo Royal Hotel

Cheap Airfares and Sandy Beaches Found Elsewhere The mid 1960s heralded in an era which started to see Japanese tourists travelling abroad in significant numbers for the first time. Prior 1964, the Japanese Government made it difficult for the...

Hachijo-fuji 八丈富士山

Hachijo-fuji 八丈富士山 . . A Sea-to-Summit Assault to the Top of the Izu Islands Highest Peak Located on a remote volcanic island in the Izu archipelago, finds the rather imposing Hachijo-fuji so named for a profile analogous to another famous mountain...

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