Ojika is small island located at north end of Goto islands, Nagasaki Pref and is nominated as one of the most beautiful villages in Japan. In this small island you are recommended to enjoy beautiful views by bicycle. You can
It is my great pleasure to let you know some wonderful gourmets in Ojika Island. The first one is local small restaurant called “Furusato”(Hometown in Japanese). You can eat series of home made dishes of Japanese traditional rural part. Among
“Travel as if you live here” is catchphrase of Ojika Island. In this island you are recommended to stay at lodging at a private residence.guest house operated by village people. This time I stayed at new lodging called “Yasa”.
To reach to Kikaijima Island you have to take boat from Amami OShima or flight from Kagoshima. In any case it may take considerable time to reach here. That’s why the travelers here are highly recommended to stay several days
Kokuto Shoochu is a specialty product allowed to be produced only in Amami Islands. There are 27 Kokuto Shoochu distilleries in the area, but the taste of them are different depending on know-how and row materials such as rice
Kikai Island is located approx. 25km east from Amami Big Island. You can reach here by air or ship from Amami Big Island or Kagoshima. The coral started to upheave the sea level around 100,000 yeas ago. Even now
At Nishimeya Village there is furniture factory using beech trees. The name is “Bunaco” and the factory uses the building which was local preliminary school. The production flow of Bunaco is as below: Slice the beech tree into 1mm
Nishimeya Village, located at Aomori pref. is famous for Shirakami Sanchi, mountainous region between Aomori and Akita Prefecture. Shirakami Sanchi is the first UNESCO World Heritage. The region displays museum-like scenery of forests predominantly consisting of Japanese Beach. Thanks to
Takabaru town has three nice Hot Springs. So, after climbing the mountain why don’t you relax at hot spring. The first one is “Ojibaru Hot Spring Health Village” located close to Ojibaru park. The fee is just 300yen for adult.
According to the Japanese mythology, Amaterasu’s grandson, Ninigi-no-Mikoto came down to the top of Mt.Takachiho, currently from the heaven to establish this country, Japan. On the top of the mountain there is a big sward stuck to the earth. Nothing is