MIYAGI

MIYAGI

Okama (御釜) is considered as the most beautiful crater lake in Japan by many travel websites. It is present on the Zao Mountains (蔵王連峰) which is one of the 100 greatest mountains in Japan. Mt. Zao tabico.jp/ Mt. Zao is an active volcano situated in Northern Honshu (本州), somewhere between...

Sendai is considered to be a compact city having both a modern mini metropolis and nearby mountains and considered an easygoing place to live as it is neither too big nor too small. There are plenty of shops that are easily accessible downtown, as well as the beautiful mountains...

The Glacial Period (20,000 years ago) was a time when ice-cold temperatures were at its time of advancement. With the vast ice sheets and freezing temperatures, it was hard to survive for Paleolithic people (people of the Stone Age). However, a great discovery was made when the camping site...

During the March 11 earthquake and tsunami back in 2011, Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region was affected especially badly due to it being closest to the epicentre. Prior to this disaster, the 142 fishing ports along Miyagi Prefecture's coastline were renowned as one of the best fishing grounds...

Have you ever seen a frozen aquarium before? If you haven't, you should definitely head to the north-eastern part of Miyagi in Tohoku. There, you can see an ice aquarium better known as "Kori no Suizokukan" featuring approximately 450 marine creatures frozen a few hours in blocks after being...

At the Miyagi town of Ogatsu, a special educational project has been opened since the 18th of July 2015 to revitalize the town which had lost 80% of its buildings and 10% of its population due to the Great East Japan Earthquake. The project is called Moriumius-Lusail which aims...

"Matsushima ah! A-ah, Matsushima, ah! Matsushima, ah!". The speechless admiration from Matsuo Bashō, the great poet in Edo period, is exactly the same expression I had at first glance of the beautiful Matsushima. Matushima's small islands onlynativejapan.com/ In my recent trip to Japan, I had one quick stop in Sendai and decided...

Sendai (仙台) is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It is the largest in the Tohoku region and the second largest north of Tokyo. Sendai is also synonymous with resilience to disasters for its remarkable recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami that hit this city...

Are you having difficulty communicating in the Japanese language? Need an interpreter to help you with procedures or administrative matters at the City Hall? Are you looking for a Japanese language class to support your daily life? Or do you need a volunteer to teach your kids before entering...

Don't you think a trip to a zoo can be an enchanting and educational experience for children and parents alike? If you find yourself in Sendai, make sure to put Sendai Yagiyama Zoological Park on your must-see list. A great spot to visit if you have kids, but also...

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