Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Miyagi Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Miyagi 27 Shiwahiko Shrine & Shiogama Shrine (志波彦神社・鹽竈神社) in Shiogama [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d3130.325446504484!2d141.01227852309478!3d38.31829379083248!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0xc9d1e28a59bfca1d!2z6bm956uI56We56S-IFNoaW9nYW1hIFNocmluZQ!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1475720723941&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Middle of November Access: 15min walk from Hon-Shiogama Station (JR Senseki Line) Address: Shiwahiko...

Yamagata Sakura Matsuri

During the sakura blooming season, Yamagata shows two sides. During the day you see colorful "pompom"-like tufts of flowers and at night you are transported to a flowery fairy world. Here are some of...
woodworks made out of sakura trees

Woodworks Made Out of Sakura Trees

Senboku, Akita Known as the Little Kyoto of Michinoku, Kakunodate used to be a prosperous city ruled by the Satake-kita clan. The town, featuring well-preserved samurai houses and merchant mansions, always attracts a...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture (5)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima 44 Yukiwari Bridge & Yukiwari Ravine (雪割橋・雪割渓谷) in Nishishirakawa-Nishigo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3179.2640248032867!2d140.0777759512676!3d37.170195979775094!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x602021bd53336dd5%3A0xa000afcc0efafd8b!2z6Zuq5Ymy5qmL!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156791818&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of October until the beginning of November Access: 30min bus ride from...

A bite of Niigata

The secret to Niigata’s rice—especially the famous rice variety Koshihikari—lies in melted snow and run-off water which contain an abundance of nutrients and minerals. The area is also known for producing prestigious sake and...

Waraji Festival Japan [Waraji Matsuri]

Waraji Matsuri Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture Aug. 3 - 6 Named after the traditional straw sandals for traveling, the 300-year-old festival features a huge waraji that measures 12 meters in length and weighs 2 tons. The...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Niigata Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata 3 Yuzawa Kogen Panorama Park (湯沢高原パノラマパーク) in Yuzawa A photo posted by Kazuhisa Inui (@kazuhisa_inui) on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:30am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of...

【For Singaporeans】WAttention Tohoku 2018 Autumn & Winter SPECIAL EDITION Reader’s Survey

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Salmon Harvest: Delicacies Abound, Niigata Prefecture

Murakami, dubbed “the Salmon City,” has a long history of catching and processing salmon. Over the centuries, the area has accumulated hundreds of homemade recipes that range from fermented, salted and sake-marinated salmon to...
wattention tohoku 2018 spring summer

WAttention Tohoku 2018 Spring & Summer

  Discover Authentic Japan   Located in the northeastern part of Japan’s Honshu island, Tohoku is surrounded by the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean and the Tsugaru Strait. Consisting of seven prefectures — Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi,...