Tohoku

 
  • Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

    Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

    This is Morioka Reimen, not the greatest Sapporo Ramen. Don’t mess up with this! It is one of my favorite noodle dishes that come from Tohoku region. People dwelling in Iwate are very proud of this because they all know it is their famous local specialty. I have not noticed […]

     
     
  • Apple Picking Season in Aomori

    Apple Picking Season in Aomori

    Apple is an icon of Aomori prefecture. If Furano is famous for its lavender fields then Aomori certainly is for its apple orchards. Aomori, the northernmost prefecture on the mainland of Japan produces more than half of the total apple production in entire Japan. It produces approximately 50 million tons […]

     
     
  • 2020 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    2020 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    Iwate snow festival is one of the five biggest snow festivals in the Tohoku region. The festival is held in early February every year that is seen to be the symbol of winter in Iwate prefecture. Northern and northeastern part of Japan host country’s best snow festivals in the winter […]

     
     
  • Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2020 | Visit Aomori

    Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2020 | Visit Aomori

    Aomori in winter is spectacular. If you are planning to visit the prefecture in the winter, you should experience the Hirosaki castle snow lantern festival. Celebrated for 4 days, the festival is held every year in early February. The festival is also known as Hirosaki castle yuki-doro festival – so […]

     
     
  • Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival 2020 | Visit Akita

    Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival 2020 | Visit Akita

    Yokote kamakura festival has been celebrated by locals of Akita for more than 400 years. This is a famous winter tradition of Akita prefecture, attracting thousands of visitors every year. The festival is held every year on February 15 and 16 in the city of Yokote, located in southeastern part […]

     
     
  • The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao | Visit Yamagata

    The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao | Visit Yamagata

    Ever thought of visiting a place like Mount Zao before? This post reveals one of its stunning highlights that you can only experience in the winter. To get the most out of your Japan holiday this winter, you should visit renowned mountain. The words “Snow Monsters” might create some fear […]

     
     
  • Autumn Leaves in Tohoku | Koyo Season 2019

    Autumn Leaves in Tohoku | Koyo Season 2019

    Tohoku is blessed with beautiful nature and autumn foliage here is fabulous! The Tohoku region consists of six prefectures, Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Yamagata, Miyagi, and Fukushima. These are the places where colorful autumn foliage is expected to be seen from early October to Mid November. Koyo (colorful fall leaves) in […]

     
     
 
 

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