Japanese Travel Destinations

Japan To Do List and Destinations

Things to do:
Onsen, Bunraku, No, Matsuri, Shamisen or Taiko performance, Skiing, Hiking, Sea Kayaking, Rafting, Tea Ceremony, Surfing, Izakaya, Beer Garden if at all possible

Food to eat:
Ramen, Udon, Zaru Soba, Sushi, Tempura, Donburi, Yaki-niku, Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki, Yakitori, Bentou, Kombini, Maybe some Korean and Indian food in Tokyo

How much I want to visit them (1 = a lot, 3 = meh, * = I live here)

From East to West
2] Hokkaido – Skiing, Food, Ainu
2] Tokyo – Akihabara, Shibuya (Karaoke, Izakaya), Tokyo Tower, Indian Food? it’s so good…, Shibuya 109 for kicks, Don ki hote, Ginza window shopping, Darts in Shibuya, Shibuya station market, Ebisu Beer Garden, Yoyogi Park, Ueno Park, Harajuku,
1] Hakone – Lake Ashi, Mt. Fuji viewing
2] Shizuoka – Coastline/Onsen(Izu), Fuji climbing probably not possible
3] Takayama (Gifu-ken) – Mid-sized City, Food (Sansai/mtn veg, wasakana/river fish), Bus Tour to Volcano Summit, Morning Market, Hida Minzoku Folk Village, http://www.lonelyplanet.com/japan/central-honshu/takayama
1] Nara – Museums, Parks, Deer?, Daibutsu! (Big Budda Statues- they’re great!), Todai-ji Temple, http://www.lonelyplanet.com/japan/kansai/nara
2] Kyoto – Atmosphere, Temples, Food, etc. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/japan/kansai/kyoto
2] Osaka – Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki, Beering, Karaoke part 2, City stuff, Night life
3] Kobe – Beef, Arima Onsen
*] Shikoku – City stuff, Waterfalls, Hiking, Rivers, Rafting, Beaches, Surfing, Camping, etc.
1] Yakushima – I’m planning on spending a week or so here eventually doing hiking, camping, and mountain biking.
1] Okinawa – Iriomote-Jima, Snorkeling, Hiking, River boating, Beaching, Beering

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2 responses to “Japanese Travel Destinations

  1. FYI: This is not entirely a list of things I plan to do, but instead a list of things that I think people should do. The destinations on the other hand are places that I want to go.

  2. There’s good info here. I did a search on the topic and found most people will agree with your blog. Keep up the good work mate!

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