Hokkaido is a region of rugged beauty, warm people, rich culture, and some of the freshest cuisine available in Japan. A place that is in harmony with nature, it is easy to lose oneself in the deep forests, towering mountain peaks, and clear waters of this region.
From the soil of Niseko comes the rich bounty of the region. A land of fields and farmers framed by the mountain and blue sky, there are a myriad of activities, locations, and dishes to connect visitors with the culture and beauty of the area.
From traditional dishes, sweeping scenery, festivals and dances – there is more than enough to discover from the snowy heart of northern Japan to the shores of Sado Island, a place where deities can still be seen dancing across the sea…
Beneath the fiercely azure sky that has earned the moniker “Yatsugatake Blue,” is a land of rich nature, rustic vineyards, and mountain top views that see the land and sky disappear into each other.
The Hamamatsu area has been a thriving hub since ancient times. With the green blue waters of Lake Hamana in the center, the surrounding region is an area of tea plantations, soy-sauce breweries, and traditional culture hidden amid the modern city scape.
The lesser-known side of Kyoto is a place of quaint fishing towns, quiet beaches, and gently flowing waters. A perfect get-a-away from the bustle of city life and an ideal location to discover what small town Japan has to offer.
A land not quite like anywhere else in Japan. From islands filled with modern art that challenges our conceptions, quirky Showa Era streets of cities caught in the past, ancient temple halls on secluded mountain peaks, all the way to the far reaches of the Japanese countryside hidden in the still wild Iya Valley, there are too many things to uncover on the island of Shikoku to count.
Kyushu is a land of verdant scenery, spirited people, and some of the most delicious cuisine to be found in Japan. From towering castles, multi-cultural districts seemingly preserved in time, and the sweeping valleys in the heart of Kyushu, there is always something to do.