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Flight of the Crane: Tsurunomai Bridge

Taking a drive through countryside Aomori on a clear and sunny spring day, we couldn’t believe our luck when we decided to take a pit-stop by Lake Tsugaru-Fujimi. Even with the last few cherry blossoms still clinging to their branches, our eyes were completely captivated by a beautiful triple-arched wooden bridge stretching across the blue […]

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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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Mountains of Monsters in Tohoku

The Tohoku region consists of six unique and equally amazingly prefectures, so it is a very difficult task to pin-point just one attraction that represents the ‘essence’ of Tohoku. If there had to be one though, this would be it! There is simply nothing like this anywhere else in the world. Forget an elusive ‘Bigfoot’ – we’re talking a whole army of […]

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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 […]

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宜動宜靜-揭開面紗看見福島

行程參考(含 Google Map 的位置): 第一天 –7:15– 集合:整裝待出發 –7:30~10:00– 行車:仙台至檜原湖 –10:00~13:00– 活動:湖上冰穴釣、午餐 (¥4,700/人 –12:30~13:30– 行車:檜原湖至豬苗代湖 –13:30~15:30– 活動:觀賞天鵝 –15:30~16: 00– 行車:豬苗代湖至Listel飯店 –16:00~17:00– 活動:悠閒玩雪 –17:00~– 入住、晚餐、溫泉、休憩 DAY 2 –7:00~8:00– 早餐、穿戴滑雪裝備 –8:00~10:00– 活動:滑雪 (¥1,600/ 三小時一人 –10:00~10:30– 退房 –10:30~11:30– 行車:Listel飯店至會津若松城 –11:30~13:30– 活動:遊覽會津若松城 (¥410/ 入場券 –13:30~14:30– 行車:會津若松至大內宿 –14:30~16:30– 活動:午餐、大內宿散策 –16:30~– 行車:大內宿至仙台 大眾交通運輸行程(含 Google Map 的位置): 第一天 –8:44/8:00~10:24– 行車:仙台駛 / 東京駛至豬苗代駛 (東北新幹線>>郡山駅, (JR磐越西線>>豬苗代駛 […]