Get a glimpse of the softer side of Japan as you visit remote rural towns and make connections with the locals. Discover forgotten lands as you stay awhile in the sword-making homeland of Seki. Fall in love with the bubbling hot spring waters of Ureshino and delight in the charming ryokans around every corner. Meet pottery makers, local bakers, sword crafters and a whole host of characters when you embark on this under-the-skin adventure.