After a while, temples and shrines in Kyoto can start to look the same. Freshen things up by visiting five unique shrines with animal motifs!
The city of Tamba Sasayama is called a “little Kyoto” but those are a dime a dozen . What makes it stand out is its wild boar eating culture.
Yamato Koriyama in Nara prefecture is "the city of goldfish" . This refers to its long history of goldfish cultivation so no need for scuba gear .
Uji is one of only a few places in Japan, where cormorant fishing is still done.At night, Fisherman fish using trained cormorants and fire.
There is a park bringing back extinct animals. No, it's not Jurassic Park. It is the Oriental White Stork Park in Hyogo, Japan.
Kappabashi-dori ,Tokyo is one of the best places to see Yokai in Japan. The mascot of the street is the water dwelling and cucumber loving Kappa.
In the west, insects are almost universally reviled and looked upon with disgust and hatred. But in Japan, the situation is more complicated with many species being loved and influential in Japanese culture.
Cape Toi`s lush greenery, tourquise sea, and rocky coast provides the perfect background for its stars, the rare semi-wild Misaki horses.
Nara Park is very famous in Japan for its deer. But it is also a perfect example of unsustainability in modern animal tourism.
Every year, New Zealand holds an online competition for Kiwis to vote for their favorite bird in the country. This year their is an unlikely candidate for the title of best bird,a bat.