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

Cultural Heritage 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 kids…

Strawberry Picking in Japan

Fresh fruits, who doesn’t like them? If a bread is famous with “fresh from the oven” tag line, then in the case of fruits you can say, “Fresh from the trees”, and the way of doing that is to participate in Fruits picking, unique way to enjoy fresh fruits right from the trees. In Japan,…

5 Unique Destinations for Tourists

There are many places to visit upon arriving in Japan, that many people would recommend when asked, such as the temples in Kyoto, the enormous Buddha statue in Nara, or Tokyo Tower, etc. However, there are a lot of less famous places, that you may not have heard many people talking about, with a lower…

Cats and Manga Island, Tashirojima never stops to impress!

Tashirojima Tashirojima, more commonly referred to as the Cat Island, is a very small island that belongs to Miyagi Prefecture in Tohoku Region, and has more cats than humans as it’s inhabitants! Locals believe that feeding cats will bring you wealth and good fortune so come on and visit the Cat Island to treat yourself…

Easter Island Moai Statues in Minamisanriku

Japan is tradition, modernity, a little bit of crazy, and always full of surprises. I found some of all that behind the story of the Moai of Minamisanriku Town. Japanese moai Moai are mysterious ancient statues found on Eastern Island off the coast of Chile. There have been conflicting theories to their meanings and how…