I’m not much of an outdoorsman, but I do enjoy the occasional side trip into Japan’s rugged and beautiful highlands. One particularly rewarding detour that requires little time or hiking […]
The scenic highland valley of Kamikōchi (上高地) lies deep within the Northern Japanese Alps, in a remote corner of Nagano Prefecture. Yet despite its relative isolation, visitors from elsewhere in […]
Where Diego visits one of Japan’s most iconic castles, nibbles on French pastries, and enjoys a train ride with some of the best views a JR ticket can buy.