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The Incredible Train Rides of Japan

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We all know that Japan is very capable of going beyond our expectations of converting something into more unique and extraordinary. The Robot Restaurant, vending machines, digital art museums and Pachinko... and train rides! While Japan is famously known for its efficient and extensive railway netw… Read More


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The prime spot to view Mount Fuji The town of Fuji-Kawaguchiko is the gorgeous area beneath Mount Fuji that boasts abundance in nature with its four lakes, mountains and forests. Japan’s biggest icon, Mount Fuji is a stones throw away from Fuji-Kawaguchiko, giving the town the ‘best seat in the … Read More

Views of Mount Fuji now and then

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Mount Fuji, or Fujisan as it’s called in Japanese, has long been an influential presence in Japanese art. The work of countless Japanese artists captures this majestic icon, and an all-time classic is Katsushika Hokusai's ‘Koshu Misaka Suimen' ( Surface of the Water, Misaka, Kai Province). This pie… Read More


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Exploring Japan's iconic peak and local lakeside hot spring town The instantly recognisable Mount Fuji presides over the Fuji Five Lakes area; step into its historic hot spring base town of Fujikawaguchiko in Yamanashi, and discover the many ways to enjoy this World Heritagelisted attraction. … Read More