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Famous Bizen ware, produced in Inbe

Traditional pottery: Bizen Ware

   
Bizen is named after the village of Inbe in Okayama Prefecture, previously known as Bizen province. Most of the ceramics produced in the southeastern part of Okiyama Prefecture are known as Bizen war.... Read more
Gassho-zukuri farmhouses at Shirakawago

Visit Hokuriku with the Takayama-Hokuriku Tourist Pass

   
Since March 2015 the bullet train (Shinkansen) service from Tokyo to Nagano has been extended to Kanazawa, dramatically cutting travel times between Tokyo, Toyama and Kanazawa. The extended Shinkan.... Read more
Great powder snow in Niseko

Ski and snowboard in Japan

   
Almost two thirds of Japan is covered with mountains and hills. In the month of November, rain turns to snow which settles on mountainous slopes all the way from the northern island of Hokkaido to the.... Read more
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The seven stars train in Kyushu – Japan

   
Planning a vacation can be pretty confusing. Most people don’t know where they have to go. The world is literally filled with different places that you can visit and enjoy. One of the most beautiful a.... Read more
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