The Shimanami Kaido route is a 60 km cycling path which is open to tourists of all levels who want to experience the attractions along it's route.
The Torii gate is one of the wonders of Japan's shrines, and Euronews found the best way to explore it, is by kayak.
Perhaps the idea of a pilgrim brings to mind medieval travellers. However, in Japan the practice is still alive and well. Euronews went to see some of the sites.
Our Japanese Adventures begin on Honshu island where the pristine forest in Iga Province is known as the birthplace of ninja.