On the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami we take a look at the astonishing progress made in the Fukushima area.
Visiting the Fukushima Coastline almost ten years after the devastating events of 2011. Towns are starting to rebuild, offering hope for future tourists.
Sit in comfort and enjoy travel along the Sanriku coastline with plenty of beautiful views along the way.
Experience the true essence of Iwate Prefecture by signing up for a JR Bus Tohoku sightseeing tour. From regional craftsmanship to locally-sourced meals.
There is a lot for visitors to discover in Iwate Prefecture – the scenic land in Tohoku known to some as Japan’s last frontier.
Make the most of your JR East Pass by exploring these easily accessible Aomori locations. Here are some recommendations for your next trip north.
When you need a breath of fresh air, head north to the open spaces of Aomori Prefecture.
If you’re looking to travel somewhere in Japan beyond the usual major cities, you could do a lot worse than Yamagata — by which we mean, you should go. Like, as soon as possible. This beautiful, underrated prefecture in the Tohoku region is a real gem of a rural travel destination. Cultural heritage, natural beauty, fantastic food, traditional crafts, friendly locals — no matter your interest, Yamagata is almost certain to scratch that itch.
Aizuwakamatsu isn’t large but is packed with interesting and unique sights. Read on for an overnight itinerary of the samurai city.
Known as the ‘Samurai City’, the historic city of Aizuwakamatsu is full of heritage landmarks tied to its proud samurai past that it fought to preserve.