Japanese countryside

Is this 7-Eleven sign in Japan really 711 metres from the store?

Testing the integrity of the famous Japanese convenience store chain. 

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Japanese hand-dug tunnels on a bamboo forest trail are like a quest in a video game

Complete with advice from a local side character, this off-the-beaten path adventure is wild and frightening at the same time. 

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The oldest tunnel in Japan is believed to be haunted, and strange things happen when we go there

Spirits from the past live on at this abandoned site in the mountains. 

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Renovations at our cheap Japanese house in the countryside plummet to new lows

What has our boss lying face down on the floor?

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An unexpected visitor stops by our cheap Japanese house in the countryside【SoraHouse】

Proof that when night falls, nature comes out to play in the Japanese countryside, like something out of an anime film.

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Mysterious mountain restaurant in Japan whisks us away to another world

Hidden gem wows us with its atmospheric setting, and its amazing food.

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Ride bikes on an abandoned railway line at this hidden tourist spot in Japan

Old railway tracks get a new lease on life in the mountains.

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Doai Station: The deepest station in Japan is also one of the scariest, like a video game dungeon

This underground fortress isn’t dubbed “Japan’s No. 1 Mole Station” for nothing.

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How to eat well at a cheap Japanese house in the countryside with no electricity【SoraHouse】

No convenience store food allowed during this sleepover!

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How to convert a cheap car into a Japanese taxi…with tape and a wild imagination

Like a really bad, cheapo episode of Pimp My Ride.

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Tearing down the ceiling at our cheap Japanese house in the countryside【SoraHouse】

Renovation work reveals an exciting surprise — beautiful beams in the ceiling.

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We buy a cheap Japanese mini van to go with our crazy cheap country house 【SoraHouse】

A new set of wheels for a new season at the SoraHouse, our cheap country home.

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What does a family restaurant in the middle of nowhere, Hokkaido, serve? We find out

Good eats in this part of the countryside aren’t hard to come by.

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We built a steel rack taller than our crazy cheap country Japanese house with Daiso goods

As Shia LaBeouf once said, “Just do it!”

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 15: Trash to Treasure【SoraHouse】

How much money can we make from three truckfulls of trash?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 14: Before and After 【SoraHouse】

Finally we’re seeing some real progress take place!

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Mysterious mountain village is home to Christ’s grave and an ancient pyramid

With local customs linked to Judea, this is a very unusual Japanese community.

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What’s inside these 7-Eleven lucky bags?

Only available when a new branch opens, the contents are sure to please lovers of Japanese convenience stores!

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