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8 Must-See Flower Spots in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a must-visit place for nature lovers. After its harsh and snowy winters, the land shows off tulips in spring, lavender fields in summer, cosmos in autumn, and many more colorful flowers throughout the year.

44 Reasons to Visit the Chugoku Region

This region in western Japan abounds with things to do and see!

Top 5 Sakura-Viewing Sites in Osaka

From castles to riverbanks, Osaka has some amazing spots for viewing cherry blossoms with your friends and family. Check out these sites during your next visit!

10 Spots for an Easy Autumn Stroll in Tokyo

Tokyo may be a sprawling city, but it still has plenty of space to get lost in nature.

Bus Down the Three-Star Road

In the snow belt between Hokuriku and Gifu's Hida Mountain Range, take a bus tour down a road lined with three-star tourist spots listed in the Michelin Green Guide Japan.

Kanazawa: Traditional Scenes Among the Sakura

Known for retaining much of its feudal, old-city atmosphere, Kanazawa is a castle town that boasts beautiful landmarks that can be enjoyed in every season. However, the spring cherry blossom season is in a class of its own.

Okinawa's Shikina-en Royal Garden

Shikina-en is one of the nine separate properties that all fall under the single World Heritage Site listing known as the Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu.

In Search of Urban Colors

True fall aficionados know that there is some striking natural scenery to be found in Japan’s urban centers as well as in the great outdoors.

Feel Like a Feudal Lord in Ritsurin Garden

There isn't just one reason why Kagawa Prefecture's Ritsurin Garden has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide—there are thousands of them!

Top 6 Flower Spots in Saitama

Saitama is one of the best spots in Japan to experience the nation's stunning flower parks and botanical gardens.

Flowers & Festivals in Hokkaido

How about strolling in endless fields of lavender, sunflowers and wheat to experience the natural wonders of the great island of Hokkaido?

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