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View of Hachijo island from the peak of Hachijjo-Fuji mountain
Hachijo Island

If you’re a travel maniac, an island lover, love challenges, and likes to go remote area, which isn’t very much known place, this is where you should go; An island called Hachijo Island (八丈島, Hachijo jima), a still-volcanic island in the Philippine Sea. Although 200km away from Tokyo train station, it is still considered part of Tokyo, as the city governs the island and other chain of Izu islands. Of course, a travel to any island will require you to go either by ferry or aircraft. If you’re someone who likes to savor every moment, you could, as I did, choose to go there first by flight, and take your… Read More