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Discover the Diamond Route in Japan

Rich history and culture, exquisite nature, amazing food and invigorating outdoor sports await when you discover the Diamond Route. Fukushima, Tochigi and Ibaraki Prefectures are full of sparkling treasures that await your visit. Learn more at www.diamondroutejapan.com

Fukuoka at the Crossroads of Asia

As the business hub of Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture is known locally as the gateway to Asia, and is arguably the most well positioned region for future business growth in Japan and Asia. We welcome you to come to Fukuoka and explore the unlimited business opportunities available for your company in this dynamic and strategic location.

Heisei Chikuho Railway – Local Delicacy Journey Part II

A gourmet uourney via Heisei Chikuho Railway. In today’s episode, we introduce to you Miso-dare Oden (Yukuhashi City) and Yaki-spa (Nogata City).

Autumn: STAY YAMAGATA JAPAN -DIGEST-

We will introduce the attractiveness of various tourist spots of 4 representing areas of Yamagata Ken, “Zao, Dewa Sanzan, Ginzan Onsen, Yamadera", including active, nature, retro modern, healing, history, literature, faith, primitive, power spot and so on. "STAY! YAMAGATA" The willing of close contact with the relaxed air and local cuisine, and with the simple and kind people of Yamagata will be shown in the stay tourism from DAY1 to DAY4. Come and see Yamagata,it's waiting for you. 山形県を代表する4エリア 「蔵王、出羽三山、銀山温泉、山寺」の アクティブ・ネイチャー・レトロモダン・ 癒し・歴史・文学・信仰・ プリミティブ・パワースポットなど、 多彩な観光資源の魅力を映像で紹介します。 「STAY YAMAGATA」 滞在型観光により、山形のゆったりした空気や郷土料理、 素朴で優しい人々に触れてほしい、 そんな願いをDAY1からDAY4という 4日間の構成の中でリアルに表現いたしました。 山形に、あいにきてください。

Visiting Fukuoka : the beautiful city of Iizuka !

Hello again and I am glad to see you for this little trip to Iizuka !! It is not a very famous city in the Fukuoka prefecture, but it hides its little secrets if you know where to go ! What did you think ? Would you like to go to Iizuka ? Have you […]

Daisetsu-zan, Hokkaido

Asahikawa is located almost in the center of Hokkaido, and is the second largest city in the prefecture after Sapporo. The city is full of natural splendor, with the magnificent Mt. Daisetsu-zan in the background and 120 rivers flowing through it. It is also the gateway for tourism to Soun Gorge and the Furano area. Asahikawa's thriving art world has led it to be called a town for art. Sculptures that made a famous sculptor dot the shopping park along Heiwa-dori Avenue, the road that leads straight from Asahikawa Station.Situated on a hill overlooking the town, the Hokkaido Traditional Arts and Crafts Village is full of buildings resembling castles from the Middle Ages in Europe, and has the atmosphere of an amusement park. There is a gallery of works made using the world-famous Yukara-ori, the traditional textile fabric of Hokkaido, from which you can get a better understanding of traditional Japanese fabric.

Summer: STAY YAMAGATA JAPAN DAY1 -Shinjo / Tsuruoka-

Enjoy Yamagata's major tourist destinations, "Zao, Dewa Sanzan, Ginzan Onsen,Yamadera,and so on", and their abundant attractions displayed in the movie. "STAY YAMAGATA" Extended stay in Yamagata allows you to experience a laid-back lifestyle, local cuisine, and genuine and friendly locals. Come and experience Yamagata yourself!

What’s SUiTO FUKUOKA?

For those wondering what SUiTO FUKUOKA is, we made a small video introducing our activities. We are a tourist information center in Imaizumi, Fukuoka. We are unique in the sense that we offer cultural experiences, useful tips, interesting events related to Japanese culture, and even traditional Japanese food and souvenirs. if you come to Fukuoka, […]

The Shirakami-Sanchi – World Natural Heritage Site

The Shirakami Mountains spread 130,000 hectares over Aomori and Akita, and the central part has been listed as a World Natural Heritage Site since 1993. The untouched primeval beech forest in the range is one of the world's largest and provides an important environment for vegetation and animal habitats. Anmon-no-taki Falls, the most beautiful scenery in the Shirakami Mountains, is a must-see. You can stroll along the nature trails through the lush woods and along the river where crystal clear water flows. At the Shirakami Mountains Visitor Center and the Shirakami World Heritage Center, you can learn a lot about the nature of the Shirakami Mountains. There are many exhibition rooms and a film/video theater as well. Lake Juni-ko, a lake of mystery in the northwestern foothills of the Shirakami Mountains, is surrounded by a dense beech forest. Lake Juni-ko actually consists of a group of 33 lakes and marshes. Among them, Ao-ike Pond is particularly beautiful, and fascinates visitors with its mysterious cobalt blue water.

Let’s go using the Kyushu Shinkansen! Sightseeing in Omuta part2

Shin-Omuta Station opened in 2011 with the start of Kyushu Shinkansen. We encourage that you discover more of Omuta in Fukuoka Prefecture, beginning at Shin-Omuta Station.

Greenpia Yame: Shall we try forest therapy?

A walk with a guide in the woods at Greenpia Yame which is designated as a “forest therapy base” in Yame City. In addition, a boxed lunch using Yame’s ingredients after relaxation in the woods.

Autumn: STAY YAMAGATA JAPAN DAY3 -GINZAN ONSEN-

We will introduce the attractiveness of various tourist spots of 4 representing areas of Yamagata Ken, “Zao, Dewa Sanzan, Ginzan Onsen, Yamadera", including active, nature, retro modern, healing, history, literature, faith, primitive, power spot and so on. "STAY! YAMAGATA" The willing of close contact with the relaxed air and local cuisine, and with the simple and kind people of Yamagata will be shown in the stay tourism from DAY1 to DAY4. Come and see Yamagata,it's waiting for you. 山形県を代表する4エリア 「蔵王、出羽三山、銀山温泉、山寺」の アクティブ・ネイチャー・レトロモダン・ 癒し・歴史・文学・信仰・ プリミティブ・パワースポットなど、 多彩な観光資源の魅力を映像で紹介します。 「STAY YAMAGATA」 滞在型観光により、山形のゆったりした空気や郷土料理、 素朴で優しい人々に触れてほしい、 そんな願いをDAY1からDAY4という 4日間の構成の中でリアルに表現いたしました。 山形に、あいにきてください。

Visiting Fukuoka : Cherry blossom viewing !

Follow me through my hanami adventure with my loyal companion Fukunyan ! The hanami season is probably the best if you want to visit Japan. If you haven’t had the occasion yet, I hope that this video will give you a nice taste of it, and a will of visiting Fukuoka ! We are looking […]

Shiretoko Hokkaido

The Shiretoko-hanto Peninsula in northeastern Hokkaido juts out into the Sea of Okhotsk. It is said to be the last unexplored region of Japan, and consists of steep mountain peaks covered with virgin forests. Cormorants and white-tailed sea eagles live there, and the whole area has been designated as a national park. The towns of Utoro and Rausu on the eastern side of the peninsula are the starting points for tourists. Visitors can see the whole of the peninsula and its cliffs by boarding a sightseeing boat that departs from Utoro Port.Shiretoko is known as a "waterfall kingdom," and many waterfalls can be seen from the sightseeing boat: the warm-water Kamuiwakkayu-no-taki Falls, which gives off steam; Furepe-no-taki Falls, which is so beautiful it is called "maiden's tears;" and Oshinkoshin-no-taki Falls, which flows alongside a road and drops magnificently towards the sea. There are also the Shiretoko-Goko (five lakes), which are small, quiet lakes surrounded by a virgin forest, and known as "the five jewels." You can walk round these five lakes in about an hour. In winter, the coasts of Shiretoko are sometimes surrounded by ice floes.

Summer: STAY YAMAGATA JAPAN DAY2 -Tsuruoka / Sakata-

Enjoy Yamagata's major tourist destinations, "Zao, Dewa Sanzan, Ginzan Onsen,Yamadera,and so on", and their abundant attractions displayed in the movie. "STAY YAMAGATA" Extended stay in Yamagata allows you to experience a laid-back lifestyle, local cuisine, and genuine and friendly locals. Come and experience Yamagata yourself!

Visiting Fukuoka: A tour of the Fukuoka disaster prevention center

As most of you with an interest in Japan know, the country has forever been shaken by earthquakes and other natural disasters. From the youngest age, Japanese children learn the right behavior and the safety measures. For us foreigners though, it might not be common knowledge. Follow me through this tour to know a little […]

Japan’s wonderland “Akihabara”

A "wonderland" that has evolved from a small group of electrical equipment shops into a huge computer marketplace.