Category / Tohoku

Tohoku: Fukushima Prefecture

Final post on my trip to Tohoku! On the last day, i left Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture and headed to Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture. A lot of people may think that the name “Fukushima” has very negative associations due to the nuclear crisis after 3.11, but Fukushima Prefecture is a HUGE prefecture, and I think it is […]

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Ichigo is not strawberry

This is an extra post on Miyagi Prefecture. During my trip to Tohoku, we visited a strawberry farm in Yamamoto, Miyagi Prefecture for ichigogari (strawberry-picking). I had such an amazing experience that I decided to make this an entirely separate blog post! The farm I went to is Ichigo World. Actually it would be quite […]

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Tohoku: Miyagi Prefecture (Ishinomaki)

This coming March 11 marks the 5th anniversary of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake that happened in 2011. It has already been 5 years (I haven’t even met the danna back then!) and until today, it is still an incident everyone talks about here in Japan on a daily basis. The TV channels run daily […]

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Tohoku: Miyagi Prefecture (Sendai)

After traveling to Iwate Prefecture, my next destination was Miyagi Prefecture. Going to Sendai from Ninohe by Shinkansen again, which takes about an hour. Sendai is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, and it is also the largest city in Tohoku area. I have actually been to Sendai before on my birthday in 2013. Loooove […]

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Tohoku: Iwate Prefecture

Before I start anything, I just want to share a few comments I got from my post on why I traveled to Tohoku. I was very touched and I really hope more people will choose to experience for themselves, see with their own eyes and discover the immense beauty of Tohoku, Japan. Thank you so much. […]

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Why I Went to Tohoku

I was really really looking forward to finally writing this post. In fact I have wanted to write this post since 2012, but the information available was still very confusing at best at that point of time, and it was just way controversial and I thought it was just generally a very bad idea to […]

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