Japan is well known for its distinctive seasons, and when winter rolls along, many parts of the country turn into white wonderlands, buried under meters of snow. This has resulted in some of the best ski resorts in Asia, with people travelling from all over the world to sample Japan’s famous powder. While the frigid … More The best ski and hot spring resorts in Japan
From the flat summit of the Kirigamine Highland, Mt. Fuji can be seen in the distance Rising to an impressive 3776m in height, Mt. Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan and an instantly recognisable icon. Thousands of people climb to the summit during the short main climbing season, which runs from early July to the end … More Top 10 best places to view Mt. Fuji
(Excerpt from ‘Must-See Japan‘, available now for all tablets, smartphones and kindle) Takayama A small and pleasant historic city nestling deep in the heart of Gifu prefecture, Takayama has seen a tourist boom in recent years, so much so in fact, that JR Takayama station was completely redeveloped in 2016 to cope with the influx … More Sightseeing in Takayama
Shiga prefecture may be most well-known for being the home of Biwako, the largest lake in Japan, but come the winter time its impressive peaks always get a big covering of the white stuff, and so snow lovers from Osaka and Kyoto needn’t travel far to get their winter fix. Check out this article I did for Kansai Scene … More Shiga’s White Winter Vistas
A visit to Kyoto doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, some its best attractions are totally free! Check out my article here to find out which ones 🙂 Top Ten Free Activities In Kyoto
Check out my latest article for supercheapjapan.com Some of the best (and cheapest) things to do in Osaka!
Check out my latest release, a collection of ten classic outdoor, travel and adventure books by some of the best writers from the early days of outdoor literature. Great value for a wonderful collection! Find it at Amazon (US) or Amazon (UK) Book blurb: A collection of ten classic outdoor, travel and adventure books, fully … More Outdoor and Adventure Classics (New Book)
At last. May 28th sees the launch of ‘Must-See Japan’, the guidebook for Kindle packed with all the best and most concise information for visitors to the country. If you’re coming to Japan for only a week or two it can be hard to decide on where exactly to go, how to get around and … More Must-See Japan (Book Launch!)