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Brain Gymnastics Quiz: Move one matchstick to create the name of a Japanese Prefecture

Find out how you can create the name of a prefecture simply by moving just one of these matchsticks. 497 more words


Japan #Z125 (1992)

Japan (日本 — Nippon) is a sovereign island nation in Eastern Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the southwest.   2,865 more words

Stamp Issuers


Shiretoko Pass / Rausu Pass

One of the top three scenic driving routes, this long road on Route 334 has spectacular views of Mount Rausu, Shiretoko’s highest mountain. 193 more words



Known as a dairy town, Nakashibetsu town has forests and ranches to the tune of thousands of hectares. Cows grazing the grass are more common than meeting a local. 119 more words



On the eastern side of Hokkaido, Nemuro city is the earliest place to see the morning sun. As it is close to Russia and receives russian visitors, it is no surprise that there are russian signs and russian goods as well. 349 more words



Shitsugen Wetland National Park

Japan’s largest wetland and marsh habitat, this park is a famous spot in Eastern Hokkaido, known for its Japanese cranes. The cranes are most easily seen in winter as they gather at feeding sites. 196 more words