Tohoku

October 2, 2018

5 October Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss! No ratings yet.

From floating shrines to drums competition, locals and tourists need to see this other side of Japan. Here are our top picks for 5 October festivals you don’t want to miss!
September 18, 2018

Iwate Travel: 3 Scenic Places that Introduce You to the Beauty of Sanriku Coast (Part 2) No ratings yet.

A gem for visitors looking to go for a less travelled path, the area offers abundant natural beauty, unique local culture, and of course, mouthwatering local cuisine waiting to be explored.
September 10, 2018

Iwate Travel: 3 Scenic Places that Introduce You to the Beauty of Sanriku Coast (Pt. 1) No ratings yet.

The region has been attracting visitors with its spectacular natural scenery, fresh seafood, and friendly people.
July 25, 2018

Ginzan Onsen: Most Beautiful Hot Spring Town Where Time Stands Still No ratings yet.

Ginzan Onsen 銀山温泉 is a hot spring town in Obanazawa, Yamagata Prefecture.
April 26, 2018

Want to have an anime pilgrimage? Check out these 3 real-life anime locations No ratings yet.

Japan is the birthplace of anime, there are many real-life locations that inspired anime scenes across the country. Most of these locations have a certain charm to it...
March 22, 2018

5 Locations to enjoy Night Cherry Blossom in Japan No ratings yet.

How do pink and white cherry blossom trees look at night? When illuminated with the right amount of light at the right angle, a stunning view of cherry blossoms would captivate...
February 14, 2018

A Visit to Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center No ratings yet.

When I visited the Tohoku region recently, I paid a meaningful visit to the 3/11 Memorial Community Center located in Sendai, a city that was...
February 12, 2018

My Very First Pokemon Themed Train Ride No ratings yet.

During my recent trip to Japan, I was surprised to find “Pokemon Train to Kesennuma” on the HyperDia travel app when I was returning to Sendai after...
February 9, 2018

Hop on a Scenic Train Route to Explore the Oku-Aizu Region (Part 2) No ratings yet.

In Part 2 of this article, our writer shares some information about accessing the Tadami Line and more attractions in attractions in Aizu-Wakamatsu.