Category / Tohoku

Niigata Prefecture

February 24, 2017 in ❤︎I LOVE JAPAN❤︎ / Tohoku 5 Cheesed

Checked. My 25th prefecture in Japan. 22 more to go. We wanted a snowy holiday that’s not too far from Tokyo, so we decided to visit Niigata prefecture, also nicked “Snow Country”. Niigata is most famous for two things – skii resorts with soft, powdery snow and Koshihikari rice. And we were gonna enjoy both […]

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Niigata Adventure

While I was compiling the post for Niigata with 70 over pictures, here’s a short video on our shinkansen and snow adventure in Niigata prefecture! ♥ Update again soon! ^^  

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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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