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Yakushima National Park

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One of the oldest evergreen forests in the world, the Yakushima Forest that sprawls out along the subtropical island of Yakushima in Japan is a bewitching array of ancient cedar trees. Featuring cool air, mossy rocks, picturesque traditional Japanese architecture hidden amongst emerald greens and hiking trails, this forest is a captivating and often overlooked hidden gem.

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  • Enchanting Forests Around The World

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    These forests around the world, decorated with enchanting green plants, mossy stones, and blossoming flowers transport you into the pages of a fairytale. Including the forest in Germany that allegedly inspired the haunting children’s stories of the Brothers Grimm (if you have read the original works), rainforests in Canada that house mystical cream-colored Spirit Bears, and a forest in Belgium that blossoms millions of violet tinted bluebells every spring, these destinations are unique and truly mesmerizing. Spend hours or days touring these magical, forested areas- you just need a pocketful of breadcrumbs to lead you home.

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