Discover a different side of Japan in the Noto Peninsula

For those searching for a unique cultural experience in Japan, look no further than the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture. The Satoyama and Satoumi areas of Noto Peninsula were the first in Japan to be chosen as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS). It is a place where traditional fishing, forestry and agriculture methods are preserved to this day and visitors are invited to experience a taste of old-time Japan. Let’s take a look at what makes this area so special.

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TripAdvisor Ranks Top 20 Japanese Travel Destinations For Foreign Visitors, Hiroshima Edges Kyoto For Top Spot

The Japanese arm of tourism website TripAdvisor gathered user comments and evaluations from the past year and used them to rank the Top 20 travel destinations in Japan over that time. Hiroshima Prefecture maintained its popularity with two destinations in the Top 5 while five Kyoto sightseeing spots made the list.

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and A-Bomb Dome moved to the top of the list after coming in second last year. Read More

Kaga Onsen’s “Lady Kaga”Tourism Campaign Is Cute Japanese Girls And Pop Music

Kaga-onsen-kyo is a collection of hot springs villages located in the southern part of Ishikawa prefecture known for its 1300 years of history, traditional handicrafts and, of course, beautiful Japanese ryokan and bath houses.

Recently, Kaga-onsen-kyo launched a new tourism campaign to promote the culturally-rich region by alluring visitors with the welcoming smiles of 100 lovely local ladies just waiting to “direct you to an unforgettable trip”.

The name of the campaign: Lady Kaga. Read More


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