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The Ultimate Guide and travel tips on how to travel to Yakushima Island, Japan or Japan's real life Jurassic Park! Yakushima Island is famous for its beautiful Moss Forest, thousand year old forests and trees, Shiratani forest, Princess Momonoke, and more! Don't miss this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage hiking spot! www.thepassportlifestyle.com/how-to-travel-to-yakushima-japan | Photography by Stephanie Hodges Huynh - book a JR Pass https://www.jrailpass.com/?utm_source=aff&utm_medium=cpa&utm_campaign=thepassportlifestyle%affiliate=thepassportlifestyle%

Traveling to Yakushima, Japan from Tokyo is not hard, but it was a little more challenging than most places I’ve been to. You’re traveling to the very bottom of Japan, to this tiny remote island, …
How to Use Hyperdia

Hyperdia is a website that quickly allows you to calculate train times in Japan for pretty much anywhere around the country. If it wasn’t for Hyperdia, I honestly don’t think I would have enjoyed traveling Japan …
Everything you need to know about traveling to Zao Fox Village in Japan | Japan travel tips

We took a trip to Shiroishi in the mountains of Miyagi Prefecture to visit a village filled with hundreds of real wild foxes, armed with adorably cute smiles, or better known as Miyagi …
Flawless Onsen Etiquette

Onsen etiquette is an important aspect of Japanese culture. Japanese onsen baths are my favorite thing in the world, but it hasn’t always been this way. Today I’ll share with you a tale of how …
Exploring the red kochia fields in Japan

Recently I traveled to Ibaraki Prefecture 茨城県 in Japan to view the fields of Kochia fire bush. It was an area very much worth going to, at least for the shots alone. Fortunately, it …
The Wisteria Gardens of Japan

The Ultimate Guide to The Wisteria Tunnels of Japan Click Here to Book A Tour to Ashikaga Flower Park You may have seen photographs of that gorgeous garden of Wisteria or the Wisteria tunnels of …