What makes Hirado so interesting is not just its historic ties with the west, but its well preserved old streets and general feel of ancient Japan. The city is for the most part located on an island of the same name and was not even connected to the mainland until a bridge was built in 1977 connecting it to Kyushu island.
The north shore of Kyoto prefecture revolves around Wakasa Bay, looking like a shining pearl necklace that stretches beyond the horizon from Hyogo to Fukui. This realm is blessed with pristine beaches and majestic peninsulas, whose forested hills kiss the sea. You can go swimming, surfing, fishing, or kayaking, in any combination you please. In Maizuru as well as Kyotango, you may come across kayakers doing a bit of squid or sea bream fishing on the side. Keep an eye for the sea eagles as they know where the richest fishing spots are.
Kayaking Adventure in Gokase, a town located on Kyushu Island in the Miyazaki Prefecture. During the summer it is an unexplored land. This peaceful area is set between Iiboshi Mountain pass. The luscious green landscape encompasses every portion of the area with waterfalls around every corner.
Charity Walk is an annual charity walk along the tsunami affected areas outside Sendai. Walking along the coast, participants will see the destruction and reconstruction of where the disaster happened. The event also raises money and awareness of the continuing situation.