Author Archives: Marie Nadal

Japan’s Beautiful Lakes

Japan’s lakes have inspired poetry and attracted millions from across the globe. Most of these are caldera lakes, set in the mountains and reflecting the beauty of the forests all around. Come visit, for leisure or adventure, and take back amazing memories.

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Kobe

Kobe is one of Japan’s ten most attractive cities, perched on the hills of Rocco Mountain that slope down to the sea. Prepare to be enchanted by its waterfalls, herb gardens, and flora, as well as its museums, shopping centres, nightlife and Kobe beef.

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Japan’s Ceramic Art and Sumo

Japan has a unique culture that is reflected in almost every aspect of life. Ceramic art is one such, and sumo is another. Both have emerged from ancient times, and have evolved beautifully to fascinate the world with their offerings today. Discover them.

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Hokkaido, Adventures in Spring

Hokkaido is Japan’s northernmost island, filled with raw, natural beauty. It promises an indulgence in the beauty of wildflowers dotting mountain slopes, balmy onsen, placid lakes and outdoor adventures. Visit Hokkaido, and discover a whole new world.

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Geisha

The geisha are iconic to Japanese culture. Whether a geiko or maiko, these skilled entertainers are experts in the art of hospitality, music and dance. Wrapped in layers of intrigue and enchantment, they beckon you to discover the intricacies of their world.

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Experience Traditional Japan

Japan is steeped in rich culture, history and tradition. To get an authentic view of traditional Japan, you must journey to this enigmatic land, and explore its ryokan, the tea houses that cater to exquisite tea ceremonies, its unique attire and its temples.

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Fukuoka and Beppu in Kyūshū

Kyūshū is Japan’s southernmost Island. Warm and welcoming, with beautiful volcanic landscapes, onsen and coastal delights, it invites you to its shores. Don’t miss Fukuoka and Beppu, cities that offer cosmopolitan pleasures and charming historic treasures.

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Summer Festivals in Japan

Summer may not have the most favourable weather, but it surpasses the other seasons in the sheer number of its festivals. Visit Japan during the summer months to enjoy the colour and culture of its myriad celebrations and discover its unique music and dance.

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Family Travel in Japan

Japan is a family-friendly country offering numerous options for entertainment. Children especially will enjoy the theme parks, craft-making, picnics with deer and water activities. Safe, clean and ever-intriguing, it is ideal for a family vacation.

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Kanazawa and the Noto Peninsula

Kanazawa and the Noto Peninsula offer a beautiful, insightful experience into Japan in all its historic, cultural and natural glory. Explore its castles, temples, shrines, samurai and geisha districts, and the Kenroku-en, one of Japan's top three gardens.

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