Toba is a coastal city in the prefecture of Mie, located approximately two and a half hours from Osaka. It has a population south of 20,000, and an area of 107.3 km² so it’s less than half the size of Osaka with a fraction of the people, but it does have that Japanese seaside charm.
For those of us who are looking for something a little bit different and off the beaten track, I recommend “The Dragon Route of Central Japan”. This new route offers visitors beautiful natural landscapes as well as a taste of traditional Japanese culture and history in a way that lets you explore the heart of Japan and its culture.
Akame 48 Waterfalls is a beautiful part of Japan full of great nature and legendary history.
If you are a shopaholic searching for a bargain or just need some retail therapy, I have just the place for you where you can fulfil all your shopping fantasies in one shop till you drop fun location. Jazz Dream Nagashima, officially known as Mitsui Outlet Park Jazz Dream Nagashima is an outlet mall located in Kuwana City, Mie Prefecture, just a short distance away from Nagoya. It is the biggest outlet mall in Japan and offers around 240 stores...
Winter means light illumination is everywhere! As this is my first winter, I am excited to see how winter illumination in Japan is. The first light illumination that I decided to visit was Nabana no Sato. Located at the island of Nagashima in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, this location is actually a flower park that illuminated from mid-November to early May.
This summer, if you haven't yet tried the best amusement park in central Japan, maybe, it's the best time of the year to experience this place, though amidst the heat of summer.