Posts Tagged ‘Toyama’

Centre of Attraction: Toyama, Nagano and Gifu

The Central Japan region may not contain the usual tourist-favourite cities of Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo, or Kyoto – but it’s definitely worth considering as a detour deep into the heart of traditional Japan. Probably the region’s most defining characteristic is its mountains. The mother of them all, Mount Fuji (3,776m)…

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Japan Special

Hokuriku Region Text and photos by Yusuf Abdol Hamid   Think Japan and a few classic images spring to mind – the flashing lights and hubbub of Tokyo’s infamous Shinjuku district, the soft powdery slopes of a Hokkaido ski resort, or a herd of speckled deer, supposedly the messengers of…

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