Found in Nara Prefecture, Omiwa Shrine is regularly considered to be the oldest Shinto shrine in all of Japan. Don't miss it if you're nearby!
While the Nikko area is well known, Tochigi also home to hidden gems like Nasu, a locale that's great for fans of hiking and hot springs.
The past year has shown me that the current Donny is not enough and that embracing joy is the key to being of better service to Japan long term.
Situated in the western extremes of Fukushima Prefecture, Nishi-Aizu and Kitakata are two hidden gems that perfect for repeat visitors to Japan.
Most visitors to Hiroshima and Miyajima sadly never get a chance to explore the many hidden treasures of the San’in and San’yo regions of Japan.
Hokkaido's northern reaches are home to the remote but beautiful islands of Rishiri and Rebun as well as all of Japan's northernmost locations.
The area between Kagoshima Prefecture on mainland Kyushu and Okinawa is dotted with a number of unique islands that are all home to hidden allures.
Found in Saitama, Kinchakuda Manjushage Park is home to a 5 million spider lilies. Known as higanbana in Japanese, these flower around the autumn equinox.
Found just to the north of Hikone, Shiga's former castle town of Nagahama is home to both samurai era vibes and the sacred isle of Chikubushima.
Since the pandemic, it's been hard figuring out what to publish since no one can from overseas can actually visit Japan right now.
This article explains why I feel that I'll need many more lifetimes to finally visit all of the many hidden gems in Japan that are on my list.
Found in the far west of Tokyo, Mt. Kumotori is the tallest peak in the prefecture. It's also the home of Kamado family in Kimetsu-no-Yaiba.