Upopoy National Ainu Museum Finally Opens
After delays, the Ainu now have an official space to showcase and preserve their unique cultural heritage at the Upopoy National Ainu Museum in Hokkaido. The center showcases the unique culture of the Ainu, an indigenous people in northern Japan.
Eat Authentic Ainu Food in Yokohama
You don't need to go all the way to Hokkaido to eat authentic Hokkaido food. Instead, go to Wacca from Hokkaido, located in Yokohama but run by a Hokkaido native.
Dive Into Ainu Culture
Discover the culture and traditions of the Ainu as we take an in-depth look into one of Japan's largest indigenous populations.
Why Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Destination
With its beautiful landscapes, delicious local foods and its own indigenous culture, Hokkaido is definitely not to be missed.