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Hoto Noodles at Scarecrow Villa 

Hoto Noodles at Scarecrow Villa 

Meet local grandmothers, learn how to make traditional Yamanashi-style hoto noodles, see a typical old-style Japanese house, and..

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Will You Fight Or Just Watch?

Will You Fight Or Just Watch?

Late Oct

Epic battle between Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen re-enacted every year on the banks of the Fuefuki River in Yamanashi. Participation..

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Crystal Sound Museum

Crystal Sound Museum

Crystal Sound is a free museum in Shosenkyo with a collection of precious gemstones from around the world. The museum shop is a..

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Inago Locusts in Japan

Inago Locusts in Japan

Sleiman Azizi

Inago are locusts and were a traditional source of protein for many inland mountain areas in Japan. Inago no tsukudani is the main..

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A Visit to Mt. Takao

A Visit to Mt. Takao

Sleiman Azizi

Mt. Takao is Tokyo's most popular mountain with 2.5 million annual visitors. A recent trip saw me and my son ascend the mountain..

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Amami Onsen Nanten-en

Amami Onsen Nanten-en

Gary Luscombe

A traditional ryokan inn hidden deep within the Osaka countryside. Immersed in history and culture and boasting natural hot-springs..

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A Road Trip Through Tohoku 6

A Road Trip Through Tohoku

Kim B

Traveling around Japan by car offers some unique ways to connect with the country. You can uncover plenty of hidden gems, or even..

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