Hirosaki castle

Choose From the 7 Dreamiest Spots to See Cherry Blossom in Japan!

Hanami (flower viewing) has been a traditional custom in Japan for centuries and is mostly done from the end of March to the beginning of May, depending on the weather. If you are planning on doing hanami with your friends and family during spring, then make your way to one of these 7 celestial spots:…

3 Unique and Beautiful Places to Experience in Aomori

Aomori is the northernmost prefecture in Japan’s main island of Honshu. The prefecture was founded in 1871 since it had become an important seaport in the Edo Period. Today there are many excellent things to see and do in Aomori, here are just a few. Hirosaki Castle commons.wikimedia.org/ Hirosaki is a beautiful castle town founded…

5 Amazing Winter Snow Festivals to Experience in Northern Tokohu!

Whenever the topic of Japanese festivals (matsuri 祭り) is brought up, the season which usually comes to mind first would be summer when many gather in their yukatas and clogs to visit food stalls selling various delicacies and game stalls offering entertainment for people of all ages. The festivals usually end with fireworks illuminating the…