Hiking – The benefits of shinrinyoku (森林浴) have been known for a long time now and there is no doubt that
One of the frustrations of riding a mountain bike in Japan is the lack of long distance trails. For so
Mt. Norikura (乗鞍) is considered a right of passage for many cyclists in Japan. It’s the highest road in the
Friday evening after work I hitched a ride with a friend and his wife to Gokayama (五箇山), a world heritage
I did a short trip from Agematsu (上松) on the Nakasendo (中山道) to Mt. Ontake (御嶽山) recently, catching the late
Urugi – Fujimi Panorama – Shiojiri At the end of July and beginning of August I had a few days
One of the benefits of living in central Japan is that most places are within a reasonable distance in relation
Mizunami – Tatsuno – the Akiba Highway Sometimes rides don’t go according to plan. This trip was certainly one of them.