Vegetarian's Japan Guide



Yakeyama – The Entrance of the Stunning Oirase Gorge

Yakeyama area (焼山) is said to be the entrance to the stunning Oirase Gorge (or the goal if you are coming from Lake Towada). As a base for visitors to rejuvenate from hiking and trekking, the area has a number of restaurants, ryokans/hotels, a ski resort, and even the most temperamental Ginkgo in Japan!


Biwako Hakodateyama – The Best Place to Adore Lake Biwa

Biwako Hakodateyama (びわこ箱館山) has long been a popular ski resort in Shiga Prefecture. But more recently, it has come to be known as one of the biggest resort parks in the Kansai region. The scenery up in the mountain will definitely woo you that you will want to keep going back!