Finding Fortune on Kinkasan Island
Go off the beaten path and explore a shrine on a small island off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture.
World Heritage Sites & World-Class Mochi
Follow us on an exciting tour of Iwate Prefecture’s Hiraizumi World Heritage Sites and, while we were there, we took the chance to snack on delicious Ichinoseki mochi!
Meet Me in Minamisanriku for Fresh Food & Art
The coastal city of Minamisanriku has come a long way since 2011. Join us as we learn about the area, and the road to recovery.
All Aboard the Pikachu Train!
One special electric Pokémon is here to help with the recovery following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011. Climb aboard and read more!
10 Cool Autumn Spots in Japan's National Parks
When autumn comes to Japan, there's no better place to see it than the nation's national parks. One look at these 10 picturesque spots and we're sure you'll agree!
The Sendai Tanabata Star Festival
We're seeing stars at the Sendai Tanabata Star Festival!
A Day Trip to Iwaki, Fukushima
Learn how to get around Fukushima's largest city in this helpful guide.
Rikuzentakata: Where Dreams Go Global
Let's look at how the city of Rikuzentakata is being rebuilt in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 as the city works toward the dream of becoming a truly global community.
Ishinomaki Fishing & Cat Island Tashirojima
With around 140 fishing harbors, the Sanriku Coast in Miyagi Prefecture is said to be one of the world’s three best fishing spots. In this article, we'll take a look at Ishinomaki, one of Miyagi’s important fishing harbors.
Taste 165 Years of Tradition at a Sake Brewery
If you're a sake lover, you've got to make your way out to Fukushima for this amazing brewery with 165 years of history in every sip.
Restoring Confidence, 1 Grain at a Time
Fukushima rice is bouncing back after March 11, 2011.
Top 7 Reasons to Visit Aomori Prefecture
There’s much more to the main island’s northernmost prefecture than just delicious apples.
Muji Huts Are Back & Ready for Purchase
Previously only available to other businesses, these tiny Muji homes can now be purchased by anyone.
Experiencing 2 Days of Rural Life in Iwate
Get out of the big cities and experience the thrilling rural life in Iwate Prefecture.
Getting Crafty in Fukushima Prefecture
You, too, can have an amazing pottery-making experience at Suetoku-Gama.
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2017
While September 11 is a tragic day in America, it’s not a fortunate day on this side of the Pacific either. September 11, 2017, marked six and a half years since the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011. So how does the area look now?
The Ishinomori Manga Museum
Fans of Shotaro Ishinomori, of Kamen Rider and Cyborg 009 fame, have a haven waiting for them in Miyagi Prefecture.
Top 5 Luxurious KAI Ryokan Inns Across Japan
Explore the natural beauty of Japan’s hidden luxuries at one of these splendid traditional Japanese inns.
Japan’s 8 Most Gorgeous Ryokan Hot Springs
The central feature of a traditional Japanese inn—or 'ryokan'—is the communal hot bath.
The Beauty of Matsushima & Zao Fox Village
Matsushima in Sendai is truly one of Tohoku's most beautiful sites. Come with us as we enjoy the view and then have fun with the frolicking foxes of Zao Fox Village.