Japan may be on nearly everyone’s must-visit list, but here are a few locales on the island even the most avid travelers might not know about:
The fourth-largest Japanese island, Shikoku is home to the ancient Shikoku 88 — a must-see for active travelers and religious pilgrimages. The challenging trail is named for the 88 Buddhist temples it connects.
Located on the small edge of sea off Ishikawa Prefecture, The Noto Peninsula offers some of the most ruggedly beautiful scenery in Japan. Picture rock formations lining the wild coastline of this stunning fishing community.
Sacred Mountains at Dewa Sanzan
Over in the Yamagata Prefecture, the sacred mountains of Dewa Sanzan are considered holy in the Japanese Shinto religion. Dewa Sanzan is another religious pilgrimage site with gorgeous mountain peak vistas.
Made up of more than 180 islands, the Oki Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Sea of Japan. This locale is so primitive, only four of the 16 are inhabited. Known for its wild beauty, this region boasts interesting history and endlessly beautiful views.
Seto Inland Sea
Separating the Honshū, Shikoku and Kyūshū islands, Seto Inland Sea is another mountain-filled landscape you’re going to want to see. Picture white, sandy beaches and turquoise-blue waters.
The Guild House Hotel, a boutique hotel in the heart of Philadelphia, announced it officially launched its online booking platform in anticipation of its June 6 opening date. The Guild House Hotel will be housed in a historic landmark, The New Century Guild, previously used as a hub for education, entertainment and activism in the early 20thcentury.
Come one, come all to Washington, D.C., for an Instagramable foodie paradise. Each district of the city has a plethora of trendy restaurants to choose from, making it hard to decide where to grab a bite to eat. Grab your camera, put on portrait mode and snap some photos at these must-see spots.
Set sail alone or with friends anywhere in the world with the GetMyBoat app. The app connects sea and lake adventurers with luxury boat owners and a list of high-ranked captains to let those not looking to buy a yacht experience life on the water. Charters all over the world offer unique itineraries for travelers to sit back, relax and enjoy sun-drenched decks.
Travel insurance company Allianz Partners recently released its latest survey regarding 2021 traveler confidence. The survey of 3,500 customers gauged various factors of confidence in booking trips of at least two nights more than 100 miles from home.