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Visit the Most Beautiful Crater Lake in Japan, the “Lake of Five Colors”

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 the Miyagi (宮城県) and Yamagata…

A Frozen Aquarium? Miyagi Prefecture’s Kori no Suizokukan

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 caught. get-fun-here.blogspot.jp/ The Species in the…

Moriumius-Lusail Summer Camp: Teaching Kids all about Sustainability and Nature

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 to create a place where local…

Relax and Enjoy the Serenity and Beauty of Matsushima

“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 to go on…

Seagaia, the Best Recreational Resort Complex in Japan

There are four basic needs for human beings. They are: Food, Water, Clothing and Shelter. But there is one more hidden basic need which always motivates us to keep faith in life. That is nothing but ‘Recreation’. Without recreation once in a while, we couldn’t enjoy our life for sure. There is beautiful nature to…

Looking for a New Experience? Head North to Miyagi Prefecture!

When people think of Japan, their minds go right to the world of Tokyo and Kyoto. Modern Japan in the huge booming city of Tokyo and traditional Japan in Kyoto. While no doubt, these places have their merits, Japan is a place full of wonder, mysticism, beautiful nature and exploration. If you’re looking for something…

What does the fox say? Come find out at a Fox Village in Japan!

If you ever find yourself in Japan and your idea of a fun day is petting and feeding cute animals, why not stop by the Zao Fox Village? The village is sanctuary to hundreds of animals, including over six different breeds of foxes who roam free! Petting zoo of Zao Fox Village zao-fox-village.com/ The first…

Pine Clad Island of Matsushima, Miyagi

Have you ever heard about Nihon Sankei (日本三景) ? Well known as the Three Most Scenic Views in Japan. Japanese believe that these three beautiful places have breathtaking view that stands above the others. So if you travel to Japan, make sure to visit all or at least one of them. The three amazing places…

Relax and Enjoy the Beauty of Michinoku Park

The Tohoku region is one of the richest natural Japanese areas. If you get a chance to visit this region, be sure to put Michinoku Koen as one place you must visit on your list. Location Michinoku Park is located in the middle between Sendai and Yamagata, it takes around 1 hour from both of…

Akiu Village : Miyagi’s Hot Spring Spot with 1500 years History

Cultural Heritage photos.wikimapia.org/ We cannot really separate the Japanese sights viewing from visiting the hot springs in japan. To go to a Hotspring or a known Onsen is one of the must-do list at least once in a lifetime. This ancient culture exists until now and the Japanese family had introduced this activity to their…
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