When it comes to tourism spots in Ishikawa, isn’t the first thing that comes to people’s minds Kanazawa? Just the immediate area around Kanazawa Station is already full of places to see, from the Kenroku-en Garden that is always at the top of guidebooks, to the Kanazawa Castle and Art …Read More »
These are the things you have to try in Niigata! A local’s perspective on the three hidden gems of gourmet dining in Niigata
When you think of Niigata, the first things that may come to mind are rice and sake, and rightly so for the most part; koshihikari is eponymous of delicious rice, and you’ll find no shortage of Uonuma Koshihikari imitators on the market. Niigata also has an excellent reputation for Japanese …Read More »
Located in Gifu Prefecture, Shirakawa-go is known for its houses with steep rafter roofs registered as World Heritage sites in 1995. Not only Japanese tourists but also foreign tourists who learn about the place through word of mouth and anime are recently spotted. I’ll tell you about 5 points you …Read More »
We want you all to come to Niigata! Being a Niigata native, I have summarized 3 of my favorite local spots around the city.
Niigata Prefecture has a number of places to ski and snowboard and people come from all over to enjoy the slopes in winter. However, not so many are familiar with tourism in Niigata during the other three seasons. So, as a local to the area, I would like to introduce …Read More »
For international tourists, Mount Fuji will be one of the first things that comes to mind when picturing Japan. But, what about those who’ve never had a proper look at it? That’s why we’re introducing 5 locations in Japan that have stunning views of Mount Fuji, which international tourists should …Read More »