Category Archives: Japan Photos

10 Reasons to Visit Japan This Summer!

From festival fun to amazing sights, here are 10 reasons why you should make Japan your summer travel destination.  Japan is a fantastic destination for a truly memorable holiday and many people in the country rely on tourism for their livelihoods. … Continue reading

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Tokyo Cherry Blossom & Spring Hiking

The weather is finally getting warming in Tokyo and throughout Japan, which means the Sakura Cherry Flowers will soon blossom and the mountains will soon be bursting with weekend hikers and full time explorers. Check out the latest Cherry Blossom 2019 … Continue reading

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Top 5 Japan hikes with views of Mt. Fuji.

Can’t wait for the Mt. Fuji Climbing Season? Here are the Top 5 Japan hikes with views of Mt. Fuji. ​Mt. Fuji is by far Japan’s most famous and Iconic Mountain However, one important point to note is when you … Continue reading

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2018 Mt. Fuji Climbing Season (4 Routes)

The most common and accepted way to climb to the summit of Mt. Fuji is to take the Fuji Subaru toll-road up to the Kawaguchi 5th station and from here hike along the Yoshida route to the top of Mt. … Continue reading

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Mt. Fuji Ice-Cave – Aokigahara Forest

The Aokigahara Forest also known as the “Sea of Trees” has the unfortunate distinction of being called a haunted forest. Ever since the novel ‘Kuroi Jukai’ by Seicho Matsumoto was published in 1960, in which the characters are focused on … Continue reading

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Sacred Japan (Getting off the Golden Route)

If you have traveled to Japan, you have most likely heard of the “Golden Route”.  The golden route refers to the most common travel route for first-timers to Japan. The route follows the original Tokaido road that linked Tokyo with … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Mt. Fuji Guide

I have a good American friend who lives and works in Japan for the military. As he knows I work as a Mt. Fuji Guide in the summer, he is always telling me how easy it is to climb Mt. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Winter Activities in Japan

Top 5 Winter Activities in Japan The secret is out, not only is Japan the place to visit during spring cherry blossom season and the summertime, Japan is a winter wonderland with voluminous activities to enjoy in the winter time … Continue reading

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Mt. Fuji Climb Season has began!

Yosuke and Richard have already taken several groups to the summit of Mt. Fuji this year: With less snow then previous years the climbing season has started early this year!   For more information about our 2016 Mt. Fuji Climbs … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Summer Fireworks from a Japanese Style Cruise!!

Not only are the Japanese masters of making fireworks! They also know the best way to enjoy the festival displays! and there is no better way then enjoying the fireworks in Tokyo from the water on the rooftop of a Japanese style cruise. … Continue reading

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