Daizen-ji, in Katsunuma, Yamanashi, has been dedicated to grape cultivation for 1300 years.
The true last samurai meet fine wine in Katsunuma, Yamanashi.
Discover the ancient pilgrimage route between Mount Minobu and Mount Shichimen in Minobu and Hayakawa, Yamanashi.
Spring in Ichikawamisato, Yamanashi, is a feast for the senses.
Winter is the time to make miso in Shimobe Onsen, Minobu, Yamanashi.
Visit a whisky distillery in the South Alps (Hakushu, Yamanashi).
Renting a car is a great option for small groups of travellers who want to get out of the city.
Learn how to make ultra-healthy natto at Kakurinbo Temple Inn, Minobu, Yamanashi.
Visit a hotel that was serving royalty more than 1000 years before the French Revolution in Hayakawa, Yamanashi.
Enjoy the autumn colours at Shosen-kyo Gorge in Kofu, Yamanashi.
Oyashiki, a picture-perfect enclave in Koshu, Yamanashi, is truly a surprising find.
Nishizawa Gorge (Yamanashishi, Yamanashi) is the perfect place to enjoy the fall colours in Japan.