I was told almost anyone could do this trail, and it was beginner friendly. All I can say is that I must have a very different idea of beginner!
August 30, 2017
Mount Fuji is one of the most popular mountain climbs in the world. And yet very few people climb it from the start. What is on neglected first half of the track and why don't people walk it anymore?
July 26, 2017
While there is plenty of nature to discover in the Kawaguchiko area, I'd like to introduce you to the Kawaguchi-ko Herb Festival, held here annually in June and July, during which you can enjoy panoramic views of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, all while surrounded by blooming lavender and other herb flowers.
June 21, 2017
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
Who doesn’t know about Lakes Kawaguchi and Saiko? Apparently anyone outside Japan. Famous lakes in Yamanashi prefecture, which have always been locations for tourists to take a photo with the beautiful Mount Fuji in the background.
July 22, 2016
The Shibazakura (Lawn Cherry) Festival was always something I had wondered about. In all my three experience in Japan, I had not even set foot at the festival. This year came around and I put my foot down. It was now time to visit the famous Shibazakura Festival.
May 13, 2016
It’s at the foot of Mount Fuji. “Fujisan” towers over “Fuji-Q” Highland, so, as you zip around the park on one of the fastest roller coasters in the world, stumble terrified out of the “Haunted Hospital”, or happen to glance up as you are ice-skating around a light-up winter wonderland, there it is.
May 2, 2016
Arakurayama Sengen Park in Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture is one of the best places in Japan for shooting the amazing natural beauty of the iconic Mount Fuji.
July 7, 2015
Recently, I had the opportunity to visit two flower festivals located near the base of Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture. My first destination was the Shibazakura Festival located at the Fuji Lake Motosu Resort. Next, I made my way to the Tulip Festival inside of Grinpa Amusement Park in Susono, Japan. Each festival had a variety of beautiful flowers to enjoy and great views of Mount Fuji.
May 19, 2015
Now, a new product called “ Fujisan Apollo Big”, representing the Japanese symbol of Mt.Fuji, has been released on 21st April 2015.
May 13, 2015
Gotemba Premium Outlet, a flagship outlet facility, that offers a magnificent view of Mt.Fuji, a World Heritage Site boasts of the largest floor space of any outlet facility in Japan, and has almost 210 renowned outlets.
April 13, 2015
Ever imagined a pink floral carpet spreading out in front of you as far as your eyes can see!! Well, when the cherry blossom season is almost over, it is time to enjoy Moss Phlox or Shibazakura in full bloom. Still wondering where??
March 27, 2015
The event is held at Oishi Park, a scenic spot facing the edge of Lake Kawaguchi, lying at the foot of Mt. Fuji.
January 19, 2015
Tsumagoi Sound Illumination at the Yamaha Resort in Shizuoka Prefecture, is one of the popular spots to view the seasonal lights.
November 27, 2014