Fall foliage in Japan: what it’s like and where to find it.
Hot spring ryokan on lake Shojiko (Fuji Five Lakes area) offering nice views of Mt. Fuji from guest rooms and outdoor bath.
This pretty waterfall on the southern slopes of Mt. Fuji is part of Fujisan World Heritage Site.
Fuji Five Lakes is an area to north-east of Mt Fuji, abundant in natural beauty and offering some iconic views.
Attractive city park in central Tokyo close to Imperial Palace.
A green oasis of tranquility at the heart of Tokyo’s busy Akasaka district. Some beautiful old trees can be found here.
Hie shrine is a Shinto shrine in Tokyo’s Akasaka neighborhood, worth visiting for its red torii gates tunnel reminiscent of Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari shrine.
This article covers the basics of Shikoku Pilgrimage (88 temples of Shikoku) done by car. I have completed the drive around the island in 15 days.
Akechidaira Ropeway, located just off the famous Irohazaka road in Nikko, offers unsurpassable views over Lake Chuzenji and Kegon falls from the top of a nearby mountain. The ride itself is short and not very exciting, but the views are of a kind you won’t get anywhere else.