Japan, Tourist attractions, Travelling Japan

Iriomote Jima- Idyllic Japanese island

Iriomote Jima is  one of the islands of Okinawa.  Its a jungle island surrounded by mangroves.  Very tropical and largely undeveloped for international tourists, but it still has lots to offer.   The island is known for its snorkeling, diving, kayaking as well as hiking and walking.  there are many jungle trails and river cruises available. Getting to and from is…

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Japan, Tochigi Prefecture, Tourist attractions

Moto GP Motegi

Tochigi is home to Twin Ring Motegi, a dual circuit race track in the town of Motegi.  Originally opened in 1997 it was originally built by Honda and the area also houses the Honda museum featuring historic cars from both production and racing. The twin ring comes from it having 2 tracks, an oval race track and a road course.…

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