Nagano

July 11, 2018

10 Attractions in Karuizawa, Japan’s Popular Summer Resort (Part 1) No ratings yet.

Karuizawa 軽井沢 is located in the Kitasaku District of Nagano Prefecture, which is just over an hour away from Tokyo via the Shinkansen bullet train.
June 19, 2018

The Roof of Japan: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route No ratings yet.

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is known as the “Roof of Japan” which is only opened to visitors from mid of April to near end of November.
June 13, 2018

Escaping the Summer Heat: 3 Mountain Destinations in Matsumoto No ratings yet.

The Japanese Alps are a series of mountain ranges that bisect the Japan mainland.
June 4, 2018

My Journey to Matsumoto (Part 2) No ratings yet.

Apart from visiting a shrine, a miso brewery and an art museum, this second part of the article explores about other things you could do in Matsumoto...
May 31, 2018

My Journey to Matsumoto (Part 1) No ratings yet.

Matsumoto 松本 is one of the cities in Nagano Prefecture, located about 2 hours away from Nagoya and it is famous for its Matsumotojo castle...
March 27, 2018

What to buy from the Chubu region? Here are 10 recommended souvenirs No ratings yet.

Travelling outside major cities in Japan is increasingly gaining popularity. What kind of souvenirs would you buy if you are travelling to Nagano, Ishikawa and Fukui?
March 9, 2018

Go for a shopping spree at Osu Shopping District in Nagoya! No ratings yet.

One of the must-visit places in Nagoya is no other than the Osu Shopping District, which is probably one of the most interesting places to look for Japanese souvenirs...
February 22, 2018

8 Locations to Visit in Nagano No ratings yet.

Have you ever been to a prefecture in Japan not by the sea? Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region is such a place, located right in the centre of the Honshu Island.
January 30, 2018

Have an Ultimate Wasabi Experience in Nagano No ratings yet.

Most of us have already tried the Japanese wasabi or know what it is, but have you seen the making process of this spicy paste?