countryside

highlights and activities

All You Can Eat Apples! Apple-picking in Japan’s Countryside

In Japan, there are fresh seasonal fruits you can eat during any time of year. Apples, grapes, tangerines, strawberrie...
Ryokan

A Rural Japanese Onsen Ryokan that Provides English Support!

We at Shima Onsen and Kashiwaya Ryokan are so happy to see more and more visitors from other countries. The number jus...
highlights and activities

Nakanojo Biennale , Contemporary Art Exhibition

Nakanojo Biennale is a big contemporary art festival held once in two years at Shima Onsen and it’s around town, Naka...
Tips and FAQ

Fascinating less traveled countryside and rural areas in Japan

Lately, tourists from foreign countries seem to like to go to the countryside, or rural areas more than sticking to ...
Tips and FAQ

Japan Romantic Road: Would you like to travel countryside In Japan by a car?

Mount Asama, Shima Onsen to Karuizawa Overview If you have been visited Japan several times and are thinking to ...
Ryokan

Let’s go to countryside in Japan! To Good Old Japan Away from Hustle

Let's go to countryside in Japan! In the past few years visiting customers from overseas to Japan are increasing ...
Onsen

That’s Why rural Onsen are Good! 3 Reasons to Recommend Countryside Onsen

If you are planning second time or third time Japan travel, why don’t you include a plan to rural (countryside) onsen, w...