Kume Island

Kume Island: Kume island also known as Kumejima  is one of the islands that make up the Okinawa Shoto island group. Like many other of the small islands surrounding Okinawa Honto, Kumejima offers a much less developed version of the beaches and Okinawan culture for which the prefectur

Miyako Islands

Miyako Islands: The Miyako Islands are a group of islands in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, east of the Yaeyama Islands. Miyako Island are known for some of Japan’s best beaches and as a great destination for snorkeling and diving in the coral reefs. The sub tropical climate provide

Yaeyama Islands

Yaeyama Islands: The Yaeyama Islands are an archipelago in the southwest of Okinawa Prefecture.The Yaeyama Islands are home to numerous species of subtropical plants and mangrove forests. The islands produce sugarcane and pineapples. Coral reefs around the islands are ideal habitats f

Okinawa

Okinawa is the southernmost prefecture of Japan. It comprises hundreds of the Ryukyu Islands in a chain which stretches over about one thousand kilometers from Kyushu to Taiwan. Okinawa’s climate is subtropical, with temperatures barely falling below 15 degrees in winter. The se

Chiba

Chiba has been nourishing lives and cultures of people since the prehistorical era, backed by satoyama and satoumi, or forested hills and coastal sea that people tenderly interacted with as the sustainable environment.  Chiba is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It sits abo

Hachioji

It is the eighth largest city in the Greater Tokyo Area. The city is surrounded on three sides by mountains, forming the Hachioji Basin which opens up toward the east in the direction of Tokyo. The mountain ranges in the southwest include Mount Takao (599 m) and Mount Jinba (857 m), t

Yokohama

Yokohama  is Japan’s second largest city with a population of over three million. Yokohama is located less than half an hour south of Tokyo by train, and is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture. Yokohama’s population of 3.7 million makes it Japan’s largest incorporated

Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the 47 prefectures and the capital and is the largest city of Japan. Tokyo translates to eastern capital and is the largest city of Japan. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world. Japan’s bustling capital, mixes the ultramodern and th

Nara

Nara is the capital city of Nara prefecture located in Kansai region of Japan. The city occupies the northern part of Nara prefecture bordering Kyoto Prefecture. The city is also noted for it’s natural beauty and has the largest number of buildings designated as national treasure in J
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