Top 3 Winter Activities on Honshu

Top 3 Winter Activities on Honshu

Honshu, the largest and most populated island of the Japanese Archipelago has thousands of significant tourist destinations which worth a visit not only during summer, but in winter as well. Even though the weather is more harsh here in December and in January, the snow covering the island gives a new perspective to the island of Honshu. In these cold days, the best activities to spend your time as a tourist are winter sports; for relaxing it is recommended to visit an onsen or a local wi... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful Places in Honshu

Most Beautiful Places in Honshu

Honshu is Japan's largest island: it is 60% of the country's total area. The population of the island surpasses 100 million. It is so populous because of the large metropolitan areas: the Great Tokyo Area, including Tokyo, Yokohama, Saitama and Kawasaki. Other large cities, such as Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima and Nagoya are also located on Honshu island. As the largest island of Japan, Honshu has hundreds of sights. Amazing historic sights as well as religious spots can be found all ove... [ read more ]

The best hiking spots in Japan

The best hiking spots in Japan

Japan's landscape is amazingly diverse, and many other countries of a similar size could not boast of such a great mix of mountains, valleys, lakes, hot springs and beaches like Japan. And despite being among the most densely populated countries on earth, Japan's natural environment is quite well preserved - no matter how developed and neon-tinged the metropolises are, the countryside is just as tranquil and picturesque as ever. When you feel like you need to escape the urban jungle for a da... [ read more ]