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Discovering the Pure Onsen Waters of Hakuba Happo-One in the Japanese Alps

Renowned throughout Japan for its impressive mountain ranges and abundance of pristine snowy tracks available for winter sports (it was the site of the 1998 Winter Olympics), Hakuba has always been a popular weekend destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Tokyo to get lost in nature, whether it be to experience the wondrous snowfall or go hiking across mountain ranges in the green season.

6 Things to do in Fukui Prefecture, the dinosaur capital of Japan

Fukui Prefecture, nestled in the Hokuriku region of Japan, will soon be a short train ride away from Tokyo with the new opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen extension next month. From a museum all about ancient dinosaurs, to a secluded island accessed only by a bridge, Fukui Prefecture has everything you need for a fulfilling trip. Let’s take a look at some things you can do in the dinosaur prefecture!



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