• December 15, 2017

    Omicho Fish Market

    Located within 15-minutes walk of Kanazawa Station, Omichi Fish Market boasts around 200 shops and vendors selling some of Japan’s best seafood. While market doesn’t exclusively sell seafood – with o...
  • November 9, 2017

    Noto Peninsula

    Extending 100 kilometres into the Sea of Japan, Noto Peninsula is relatively isolated region and home to beautiful coastal vistas. A place of tremendous beauty including rugged coasts and lush forest...
  • November 5, 2017

    Oshino Hakkai

    Oshino Hakkai is a reconstructed traditional village centred around eight naturally occurring ponds, fed by the snowmelt each spring. Bridges and paths lead between the ponds and past traditional tha...
  • September 20, 2017


    Leading to the Inner Shrine – one of two main shrines making-up the Ise Grand Shrine – the Oharaimachi is an 800 metre stretch of traditional buildings, souvenir shops and restaurants. This pleasant ...
  • August 1, 2016

    Fruit-picking Nearby JR Iiyama Station

    Nagano is synonymous with apples and one of great pleasures for visitors to the region is sampling the delicious fruit while it's in season. Shiozaki Farm has been producing some the reg...
  • June 29, 2015

    Make Oyaki

    Oyaki are buns filled with vegetables and a local Nagano delicacy. When coming to the Nagano area, oyaki is definitely one thing you should try. But why buy it from a store when you can make your own ...
  • February 15, 2018

    Gujo Hachiman

    Gujo Hachiman is a historic castle town set in a beautiful area of Gifu Prefecture. The main attraction of the town is its small but beautiful castle. Around the castle, the streets and laneways of G...