Western Honshu Travel Guide
Plan Your Western Honshu Vacation
Like disparate siblings, the two coasts of western Honshu have distinctly different personalities. Taken together, they embody the ancient and modern—those two seemingly bipolar time frames that exist in a more profound juxtaposition in Japan than perhaps in any other country in the world.
Accommodations cover a broad spectrum, from pensions and minshuku (private residences that rent rooms) to large, modern... read more
Western Honshu is one of the best regions to sample local Japanese seafood, with regional specialties from the Nihon-kai... read more
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