Category Archives: Japanese Alps

From Kanazawa to the gems of Noto Peninsula

The beginning of 2024 didn’t unfold on an auspicious note in Japan, marked by the [...]

Visit Kanazawa, where ancient Japan meets the modern art

If you ask me what my favourite place in Japan is, I would hardly be [...]

Visit Wajima, a hidden gem in the Noto Peninsula

While Kanazawa is becoming a popular destination among foreign tourists, few visitors venture up to [...]

Shibu Onsen and the onsen hopping near the Snow Monkey Park

In Japan, there are several onsen towns, but the small Shibu Onsen still retains that [...]

Yudanaka and Jigokudani – visit the snow Monkey Park

Seeing the monkeys close, in total freedom, perhaps while they are enjoying the warm thermal [...]

Along Kiso Valley – Walking on the Nakasendo between Magome and Tsumago

In the heart of the Japanese Alps, along the Kiso valley, ancient Japan continues to [...]

Zao, escape in Japanese nature

We enjoyed the amazing Tohoku nature few years ago, during our 4-day tour in Tohoku, [...]