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Experience Ecotourism and a Sustainable Lifestyle in Japan’s Charming Rural Retreats

Sustainable or ecotourism is a growing travel trend around the world. It enables travelers to enjoy authentic experiences, staying in rural and coastal communities. Visitors can engage with local residents, and the experience food, crafts and culture particular to that and help to revitalize communities. In Japan, this style of travel is also called “nohaku” (countryside stay). Many people enjoy long-term stays to become immersed in the culture and explore Japan’s traditional landscapes. Get off the beaten track and experience life in the beautiful rural areas of Tokushima and Kyoto Prefecture, staying in traditional Japanese homes and discovering a way of life not possible in big cities.

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