TOHOKU

When You Visit Tohoku, Casually Visit These 3 Reasonable Hot Springs Recommended by Locals!

No matter where you go in Japan, every region is blessed with hot springs; but this guide introduces little-known hot springs particular to the Tohoku region that come recommended by locals. 1. Mt. Osore, Aomori Prefecture Mt. Osore is famous for its “itako,” blind women who are spiritual mediums; however, …

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These You Should Know! 3 of Fukushima’s Hidden Gems According to Locals

Travel destinations in Fukushima include many historical sights and beautiful nature. Aizu Region has been in the spotlight after a period drama was filmed there a few years ago, attracting many tourists from the prefecture and elsewhere to see the filming locations. Fukushima has many well-known tourist destinations, but there …

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If you come to Miyagi, you absolutely need to try these foods. Here are my 3 choices of unique out-of-the-way gourmet spots in Miyagi, that I can tell you because I am a local.

When we mention Miyagi fine food, what is usually coming to everybody’s mind ? Probably the first thing that will come to the mind for most people is “cow tongue”. However, the cow tongue is not the only fine food that the prefecture of Miyagi is proud of ! Just …

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Must-Try in Aomori! Little-Known Aomori Gourmet Foods Chosen by Locals

If you’re visiting Aomori, you probably know about arajiru soup; but you absolutely must try other seafood items like tuna rice bowls, fresh grilled scallops, sashimi, and more. The fresh seafood of Aomori is so good that the moment you put namero (minced fish with strong seasonings) or aburitoro nigiri …

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I want everyone to know! Let me tell you about 3 tourist spots that are off the beaten path in Aomori

Aomori is a famous tourist spot, known throughout Japan for its delicious apples, the Tsugaru Straits, and more. On the other hand, just like other prefectures, Aomori has many spots that are off the beaten path- charming locations that are not well-known throughout the land. 1. Kabushima, in Hachinohe city, …

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5 best flower-watching spots you must see when you visit Japan in spring

Japanese love cherry blossoms. Today I will tell you about the best of flower-watching spots I have actually visited and want you to see. I have included spots where not only can you see beautiful cherry blossoms but also you can savor Japan’s representative mood. 1. Hirosaki Castle The first …

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