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Mount Fuji Climbing

A pair of vloggers hit Japan's tallest mountain.

3 Magical Ghibli Hikes

Hayao Miyazaki’s animation has touched the hearts of old and young time and time again. The films produced by his incomparable Studio Ghibli often depict beautiful countryside scenes, some of which were inspired by real hills and mountains in Japan.

Japan's 4 Most Notable Volcanoes

Because of its location on the Ring of Fire, Japan has more than 100 volcanoes—making it a top destination for those interested in these powerful symbols of danger and beauty.

Drone Footage of Amazing Islands in Kagoshima

This stellar drone video highlights a corner of Japan that's just about as far from Tokyo as you can get (both literally and figuratively!).

Take a 3-Star Hike Up Mount Takao

Mount Takao is a 599-meter (1,965-ft) mountain in western Tokyo that has received a three-star rating from the Michelin Guide.

From Sea to Summit—27 Hours of Exhaustion

For experienced climbers and hikers, hitting the trail leading to the top of Mount Fuji from the fifth station is doable, from the first station is a challenge, but from the Pacific Coast? That's insane!

Conservation of an Icon

Mount Fuji is recognized as both a World Heritage Site and a three-star Michelin spot. But how do you protect a natural site from the erosive forces of its own popularity?

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