Let’s face it, there is nothing like listening to birds chirping and wind whistling through the trees as you relax and take in the green scenery while sipping your morning coffee by a campfire, or gazing into the starry sky while enjoying an evening cocktail.
Around every corner of Japan lies an unforgettable sight. From the nostalgic and quaint to the grand and breathtaking, Japan’s diverse scenery is second to none! Here we present some of the most stunning views in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Lake Shoji is a hidden gem at the base of Mt Fuji. The smallest of the Fuji Five lakes, it is beautifully quiet and serene, and completely removed from the rest of the bustling, touristy scene surrounding the famous volcano.
Japanese often associate “Power Spots” with Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, along with large mountains, islands and lakes. In fact, there are about 165,000 shrines and temples, more than three times the number of convenience stores (50,000) within the nation.
There are endless reasons to go to the small resort town of Hakone, although for me personally it was an urge to spend some time in nature and breathe fresh mountain air. Close proximity to Tokyo makes a perfect escape for a day trip or overnight stay. I soaked up a lot of sun, took long strolls in the woods and took tons of photos. Duh.