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Scenic Cliffs of Kitayamazaki

If you want to enjoy a scenic slideshow from the bus window before ending up in the most amazing coastal place, you have to travel through Sanriku Fukko National Park & take a look at the Kitayamazaki Cliffs.  It almost makes you feel like the main character of an adventure or traveling series. The brilliant blue Pacific Ocean, mysterious horizon, small […]

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Incredible Iwate

For my first Go!Go!Tohoku!! tour, I chose to visit Iwate prefecture. Iwate is a sparsely populated, very natural place where you can feel the charm of a numerous different attractions. We set out from Sendai Station early in the morning. Our first stop was “Gedo Highland Ski Resort”—Yes! We are going to on our first ski of the season in 2017! […]

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Warm and toasty with an ocean view: Tohoku’s KOTATSU train!

The winter in Tohoku is well known for being extremely cold. So cold, in fact, that almost nobody wants to spend too long outside! But there is one special thing I would like to recommend everybody to try in winter… Iwate’s KOTATSU TRAIN!! Have you ever heard about the fantastic Japanese invention called the Kotatsu? If you haven’t, then I’m sorry, but you have never truly […]