Kamikōchi 上高地

A plateau that makes you feel at peace, surrunded by clean air, where you can get around while touching nature: this time we are going to talk about a place where to spend a relaxing week-end: here is Nagano prefecture’s Kamikōchi. What’s special about Kamikochi? Kamikōchi is a mountainous area …

Oirase – 奥入瀬

In the following article we’ll be heading to Aomori Prefecture, looking for breathing some pure air in Oirase. What’s special about Oirase? Oirase is a small river streaming from the banks of Lake Towada in Aomori Prefecture. This river follows the Oirase Valley by creating countless small waterfalls and painting-like beautiful …

Goshiki-numa – 五色沼

In the western part of Fukushima prefecture there is a unique, literally blue lake. We are going to talk about Goshiki-numa, in the region of Aizu.  What’s special about Goshiki-numa? Goshiki-numa is located in the Urabandai plateau. Officially called group of lakes of Goshiki-numa, it includes several lakes, Bishamon, Aka, Midoro, …