The Chubu area is the central part of Japan and includes eight prefectures: Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Toyama and Yamanashi. The area is famous for its mountain resorts, and for Mount Fuji.
Mt. Fuji is Japan's most famous and beloved landmark so it is on most people's "must see" lists. However, not everyone is willing or able to climb it. Fortunately, there are many ways to enjoy Fuji and the surrounding areas without hiking.
April 18, 2017
Out of the many tourists destinations to witness in winter, lake Hyo or Hyoko (Ko meaning lake in Japanese) is one the most popular one. To meet and greet those gorgeous guests you better be there between November to March.
March 10, 2017
If you are looking for a quiet place to view the ume, or plum blossoms, and you are visiting Yamanashi prefecture, Furouen in Sakaori would be a fine choice.
March 6, 2017
Suganuma is really a perfect place to escape from the humdrum of the city. More from the personal account of our Writer, Anissa who tasted grilled mochi, with the breath of fresh air from the mountains, and watched the picturesque beauty of snow covered houses.
March 4, 2017
Many travellers have held their breath with wonder, standing before this magical scenery. One clearly understands how Yasunari Kawabata had chosen this particular niche as a reclusive, inspirational haven to complete his highly acclaimed novel.
March 1, 2017
Taking slower trains allows you not only the time to relax and unwind...but it also allows you to reconnect with nature and remind yourself of just how beautiful a country Japan really is.
February 27, 2017
At the foothills of the mountain leading up to the snowy ski-slopes of Nagano and the well known Jigokudani Yaen-koen, famously toted for their leisurely snow monkeys, sits Shibu Onsen town. A special key gives you access to this street’s 9 various onsen.
January 17, 2017
Customers who visit understand that the restaurant offers what you can’t find in many other shops of the same genre: unconventional creativity.
December 29, 2016