For those wishing to see Mount Fuji in all its glorious majesty and wonder, there are many towns surrounding it and one town, Numazu in Shizuoka Prefecture, is host to a scenic view of Fuji everyday. Numazu is a great getaway spot and it is also a pleasant fishing town with a bustling harbor and you can find many delicious sushi restaurants with meals that are rare to find anywhere else.
Stretching close to 3000 miles from North to South, Japan offers the traveler a wide variety of climates and ecosystems to explore. While I call Tokyo home, I’ve harbored for some time the desire to visit some of Japan’s extreme locations and so, naturally, a visit to Rishiri Island (利尻島)has been high on my travel priority list.
For hundreds of years, Tsukiji market has been said to be the most celebrated food destination in Tokyo. The Tsukiji tour is not all about tuna auction, but it covers the world cheapest delicious sushi sampling, controversial big whale species tasting, plus a visit to traditional Japanese kitchenware suppliers that have been around for generations.