If you're looking for a spectacular tourist destination without all the tourists, you'll want to visit Kyoto's sleepy little fishing town that floats on the sea.

If you're looking for a spectacular tourist destination without all the tourists, you'll want to visit Kyoto's sleepy little fishing town that floats on the sea.

Map of Asia that can be used in Asia Study for Year 6 - Australian Curriculum: Geography. West Asia (The Middle East), South Asia (India and surrounding areas), North-East Asia (Japan/Russia/China/Korea/Taiwan) and South-East Asia.

Map of Asia that can be used in Asia Study for Year 6 - Australian Curriculum: Geography. West Asia (The Middle East), South Asia (India and surrounding areas), North-East Asia (Japan/Russia/China/Korea/Taiwan) and South-East Asia.

An Island Full of Bunnies- There’s a a small island located in the Inland Sea of Japan that is completely overrun with cute, fluffy bunnies who are the island’s main inhabitants.

An Island Full of Bunnies

An Island Full of Bunnies- There’s a a small island located in the Inland Sea of Japan that is completely overrun with cute, fluffy bunnies who are the island’s main inhabitants.

Pastel pinks of blooming cherry blossoms in Nara, Japan

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Along the Sea  of Japan

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Sanin Kaigan National Park This vast coastal park hugs the Sea of Japan. Sanin Kaigan’s enormous Tottori Sand Dunes are one of the highlights, as well as the picturesque Kinosaki Onsen town.

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Sanin Kaigan National Park This vast coastal park hugs the Sea of Japan. Sanin Kaigan’s enormous Tottori Sand Dunes are one of the highlights, as well as the picturesque Kinosaki Onsen town.

This 136-kilometer-long river, which creates a natural border for Akita, Iwate and Aomori, leads into the Sea of Japan through Akita prefecture.

Beautiful scenes from Japan's Tohoku region

This 136-kilometer-long river, which creates a natural border for Akita, Iwate and Aomori, leads into the Sea of Japan through Akita prefecture.

Vladivostok, Sea of Japan

Vladivostok, Sea of Japan

Polperro back street river (by chris_I / cornwalls.co.uk) Like most Cornish fishing villages Polperro doesn't really do back streets. In fact most of the streets are a little like back streets as they wind up and down to the harbour. So this really is about as close as it gets to a typical back street in Polperro, except you have the River Pol flowing down the middle of it!

Polperro back street river (by chris_I / cornwalls.co.uk) Like most Cornish fishing villages Polperro doesn't really do back streets. In fact most of the streets are a little like back streets as they wind up and down to the harbour. So this really is about as close as it gets to a typical back street in Polperro, except you have the River Pol flowing down the middle of it!

Ulleungdo, South Korea - This rarely visited island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula in the Sea of Japan is surrounded by cliffs that fall directly into an azure-colored sea, trailing up to the edge of an ancient caldera.

Ulleungdo, South Korea - This rarely visited island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula in the Sea of Japan is surrounded by cliffs that fall directly into an azure-colored sea, trailing up to the edge of an ancient caldera.

Japans rotting metropolis: The ruined architecture of Gunkanjima is every urban explorers dream

The most desolate city on Earth: Take a tour of the ghostly Battleship Island crumbling into the sea off the coast of Japan

Japans rotting metropolis: The ruined architecture of Gunkanjima is every urban explorers dream

Finally, the train arrives in Vladivostok, a military port near the Sea of Japan.

What It's Like To Ride The 6,850-Mile Trans-Siberian Railway

Finally, the train arrives in Vladivostok, a military port near the Sea of Japan.

With an average annual snowfall of 15 meters, it's clear why Hokkaido is  known as one of the hottest ski destinations in the world. Located in  northern Japan, the island gets the cold air from Siberia across the Sea of  Japan, which results in the ski resorts being absolutely DUMPED with dry  powder.

Powder Hunt in Hokkaido : a Ski Trip in Japow

With an average annual snowfall of 15 meters, it's clear why Hokkaido is known as one of the hottest ski destinations in the world. Located in northern Japan, the island gets the cold air from Siberia across the Sea of Japan, which results in the ski resorts being absolutely DUMPED with dry powder.

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