We are Anne and Tony Sutherland-Smith from Australia, travel bloggers at Pretraveller. We loved visiting Japan as a family and decided to start writing articles to help others plan their trips to Japan. We have also set up the Japan Travel Planning Facebook Group, which has grown quickly – and...
Japan Nature Guides (JNG) was founded in 2011 with the aim of providing easy access to information on the natural history of Japan, to provide information on when and where to go to watch birds, mammals and other wildlife, and to facilitate outdoor adventure visits throughout the Japanese...
Chūbu-Sangaku National Park (中部山岳国立公園, Chūbu Sangaku Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in the Chūbu region of Japan. It was established around the Hida Mountains and encompasses parts of Nagano, Gifu, Toyama and Niigata prefectures. It was designated a national park on 4 December 1934, along...
Japamigo is a web magazine with a mission to promote sustainability and diversity in our society through community tourism. It connects unique community initiatives in Japan with visitors from around the world looking for authentic experiences and interac
This is a Japan Travel Cheat Sheet or Check list I created from my experiences (and 6 years) in Japan. Hopefully it is helpful to you when you are thinking about visiting Japan. It is free. Please share with anyone who might need it.
Kyuhoshi.com is a travel web magazine/media website that provides useful up-to-date travel information on the tourist attractions in Japan, travels guide, itinerary planning, annual festivals and events, and Japanese culture. It is a tourism platform and
Exploring Kyoto’s hidden spots and stories with walking and cycling tours, rated 5-stars on multiple review websites. Craft Tabby is developing a walking tour app for Kyoto and running a backpacker hostel in Gion.
Yoshino-Kumano National Park (吉野熊野国立公園 Yoshino-Kumano Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park comprising several non-contiguous areas of Mie, Nara, and Wakayama prefectures. Established in 1936, the park includes Mount Yoshino, celebrated for its cherry blosso
Ise-Shima National Park (伊勢志摩国立公園 Ise-Shima Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in Mie Prefecture. It is characterized by its ria coast and islands scattered around a number of bays. The interior is hilly with Mount Asama-ga-take (555 metres) the highest p
ITCJ is a nonprofit public organization founded in 1990 aiming at improving convenience for visitors to Japan and making their stay a pleasant one. ITCJ is involved in planning and conducting tourism-related activities with JNTO, local governments and com