Gunma Articles

Gunma Food Guide

Photo Cred: Flickr user nakashiKonjac Ever heard of Konjac? If not, don’t be intimidated by the plant’s outer features. Simply put, Konjac is a type of yam, and the starch taken from the root can be cooked and used to make a faux-gelatin. It is especially han

Gunma Access Guide

Photo Cred: Flickr user KurumanGunma is relatively close to the Metropolitan area, and therefore is a great destination for those that want to get out of the urban center and experience rural Japan, without wanting to go too far out of the way or spend too mu

Gunma 2-day-tour Itinerary

Gunma prefecture is perfect for that 1 or 2-day getaway from the urban center of Japan. It is relatively easy to get to the prefecture from Tokyo, as well as being relatively cheap to get there. Here is an itinerary to get you started.Photo Cred: Flickr user D

The Best Times to Visit Gunma

Photo Cred: Flickr user T-Hino 41165803@N02/4261464599/Lake and Mount Haruna Fuji in Spring If for some reason you cannot visit Mount Fuji on your trip in Japan, why not try visiting Mount Haruna Fuji in Gunma? Gunma is known for being the home of the second

First Time in Gunma

Photo Cred: Flickr user kc7fys 14179298@N00/269734598/Kusatsu Hotsprings The Kusatsu Hotspring is the leading hot spring in Gunma prefecture, not just in fame but in health benefits as well. It is the number one hot spring in Japan in water output, as 32,300