Thursday, October 18, 2018

Matsushima Bay – Miyagi

Sakura in Saigyo Modoshi no Matsu Park and Matsushima Saigyo Hoshi, a renowned Japanese poet during the 12th century, expressed his love for cherry blossoms, as evidenced by his famous poem, "let me die under...

Nebuta Festival Japan [Nebuta Matsuri]

Nebuta Matsuri Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture Aug. 2 - 7 Highlight: fireworks festival on the final day Aomori city comes alive every summer to celebrate the Nebuta festival. Historically the festival functioned as a means of keeping...

Look for sweets made by locals with plenty of love

Expect a vibrant spring and summer after the long and formidable winter! Be amazed by Tohoku’s sweets and fruits. Babahera The sight of ice cream being sold under colorful parasols on the streets may be reminiscent...

Nature and worship “A journey of rebirth”

In The Realm of the Gods at Dewa Sanzan In many cultures, mountains often have religious significance and are regarded as abodes of the gods. Tohoku has three holy mountains, known collectively as Dewa Sanzan,...

Mountain and sea delicacies that you can’t get in cities

Local dishes you’ve never had before! Today, restaurant chains are so popular that there seems to be no diversity in the food and experience wherever you go. But this is not true in Tohoku, where...

Discover the warmth of Japan’s No.1 rice

Japan's best rice from Niigata Rice is an essential part of Japanese cuisine. The rice cultivated in Japan (also known as “Japonica rice”) has a rounded, oval shape, is very sticky and features a slight...

Hirosaki Castle – Aomori

This is one of Japan’s three major sakura spots. The castle, as a backdrop to the flowers, provides the area with a reminiscent image. Not to be missed during full bloom are the flower...

Skiing on the slopes of Mt. Fuji

The ultimate Japanese winter experience It's hard to imagine a better way to experience the Japanese winter than to slide down the slopes of Japan's most iconic and sacred mountain, Mt. Fuji. Located at an...

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan : Okinawa

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan Kyushu Okinawa Okinawa 1~ 9    1 Yaese Park (八重瀬公園) in Yaese Town Kanakoさん(@mcki0627)が投稿した写真 - 2016 2月 17 2:30午前 PST Viewing period: End of January to early February Details: Beautiful view of...

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan : Okinawa (2)

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan Kyushu Okinawa 3 Nakijin Castle Ruins (今帰仁城跡) in Nakijin Village Viewing preiod: End of January to early February Details: Ocean view including Kanhi cherry blossoms. Light-up during the evening. Access:...