Mishima Skywalk: Photo courtesy of Ryota Kaneko

Mishima: Water, history & Mt. Fuji

Located at the entrance of Fuji Hakone Izu National Park, Mishima is a city of clean spring water. It offers several natural...

International Destinations: There are so many things to do in Coron

When I first stepped out into Busuanga’s airport in Coron, Palawan, I immediately felt like I was in the movie The Beach and...
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Kannonzaki filled with plenty of history, stunning views

With the completion of the cherry blossom season, Japan turns its gaze towards summer, which happens to be the best time for...

Take in the beauty of Kanmuriyama Park

Kanmuriyama Park is located about an hour away from Iwakuni, in a lovely beach town called Hikari. The park is probably most...
Photo courtesy of Fujisan World Heritage Center

Explore Mt. Fuji without climbing

The Fujisan World Heritage Center is a visitor information center in Yamanashi Prefecture that provides insights on Mt. Fuji, a...
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Namamugi: Town that changed the history of Japan


Namamugi, where the Kirin Yokohama Beer Village is located, is a town filled with interesting history and attractions.


Landmark Tower

Take a Yokohama history tour

It took just one hundred and sixty years to transform this sleepy fishing village into the second largest city in Japan.

Discover the godly island near Iwakuni


If you are stationed on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, or happen to be visiting there, you will definitely want to check out...

Photos by Jun Sakahira, Stripes Japan

Take me out to the ball game: A guide to Japan's unique baseball experience


Home to Japan’s boys of summer - by Takahiro Takiguchi

Ask your friends what the...


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