Hiking Mount Takao

View from halfway point up Mt. Takao As part of my new life after I first moved to Japan, I wanted to climb some mountains. So I visited one of the most popular spots for hiking near Tokyo, Takao-san. It’s one of the easiest climbs to find near Tokyo. Was it worth it? Top Tips …

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Miyama Kayabuki No Sato

A gallery of pictures from a trip to the wonderful Kayabuki No Sato in Miyama. Miyama is also known as one of those quintessential “yuki guni” Japanese winter destinations. Can you find a list of more great places to visit in Japan in winter here.