• July 25, 2019

    Takayama Historic Old Town

    Located deep within the mountains of Central Japan, Takayama is famous for the excellent preservation its Edo Period (1603-1868) historical center, known as the ‘Sannomachi’....
  • July 30, 2019

    Walk the Nakasendo Trail

    During Japan's Edo Period (1603 to 1868) the Nakasendo was one of five major routes linking Kyoto to the new capital of Tokyo, then called ‘Edo’. Stretching over 500 kilometres between the two cities,...
  • July 24, 2019

    Shirakawa-go & Gokayama

    Located one hour from Takayama, Ogimachi is the largest of the three villages that make-up the World Heritage-listed 'Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama'. Referred to collectively as Shira...
  • March 5, 2018

    Shinhotaka Ropeway – A Journey Beyond the Clouds

    The Shinhotaka Ropeway (新穂高ロープウェイ) is an engineering marvel and a beacon of adventure in Japan, offering one of the highest elevation gains in the nation. Ascending over 1000 meters alongside the maj...
  • July 27, 2019

    Ride the Kurobe Gorge Railway

    Running 20km from Unazuki Station to Keyakidaira Station, the Kurobe Gorge Railway is one of Japan’s most scenic train-rides. Taking approximately 80 minutes to complete the journey between Unazuki an...
  • July 31, 2019

  • June 1, 2019

    The Famous Food of Nagano

    Nagano is one of Japan’s true food bowls. Situated at the heart of the main island of Honshu, Nagano is a region of dramatic mountains and bountiful farmlands. ...
  • May 15, 2019

    Enjoy Sake in Nagano

    As home to the second largest number of breweries in Japan, Nagano is an ideal place into dive the rich history and warming world of ‘sake’....
  • May 10, 2019

    Autumn Leaves In Nagano

    As a place of mountains and abundant forests, Nagano is one of the best places to enjoy the beautiful autumn leaves of Japan. Known as ‘koyo’ in Japanese, the stunning colours of the autumn leaves are...