scenery

35,000 candles light up one of Japan's most luminous festivals
While the memories from the Great Tohoku Earthquake in 2011 were still fresh, in April 2016 a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck right beneath the cit...
Above Hokkaido’s Sea of Clouds you never get the same view twice
In the Instagram age it seems there's no new selfie under the sun. But climb a gondola 3500 feet from the base of Tomamu mountain and you have a ch...
5 seaside stations worth visiting in Japan (part 1)
Every traveler has their own reason for their journey. For Taku Matsumoto, it’s to document his visits, exclusively to seaside stations in Japan. H...
5 seaside stations worth visiting in Japan (part 2)
Travel enthusiasts usually have their niche, and for Taku Muramatsu, he’s passionate about train stations--in particular, only those by the ocean. ...
Tourists spots for foreigners that are too obscure for Japanese
TripAdvisor, one of the most major review aggregators for travelers, has recently announced its rankings for the most popular tourist sites in Japa...
8 stunning mirror-like water destinations in Japan
Japan’s photogenic spots typically are more characterized by compact spaces than vast expanses, whether it’s capturing the neon city lights of Kabu...