Check Out This Eerie Abandoned Japanese Theme Park Shrouded In Fog and Mystery

Of all of the abandoned amusement parks in Japan, Takakonuma Greenland in Fukushima is probably the creepiest of all. Most of the time, it is nearly covered in dense fog which may be brought about by the climate of the region. It used to be a massive amusement park built in the 1970s which wasn’t…

Soma Nomaoi: A Brief on the Wild Horse Racing Samurai Festival

There was a time in the 10th century when Samurai warriors secretly commenced military exercises which involved the general releasing wild horses onto a plain where they were then pursued and captured by his cavalry. In the end, the captured horses were given as offerings to the Shinto deity. This traditional festival is still being…

Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima: A Beautiful Historic Castle Town

Aizuwakamatsu is one of the beautiful cities located in Fukushima Prefecture. It is an inland valley with heavy snowfall during winter. As a historical place, it was considered to be a castle town during the Edo Period owing to so many old merchant houses and stone houses which stand alongside modern buildings. If you are…

Experience the Authenticity of Japan at Mukaitaki Ryokan!

Visiting Japan surely include sightseeing, picture taking from here and there, walking around, and devouring the Japanese cuisines. After a long day of all the activities, it is nice to have a break at a certain place. We want to stay in a place where we can feel comfortable and cared for. Thence, the Mukaitaki…

Beauty of Fukushima, Cherry blossom viewing in Hanamiyama

Famous Hanami spot Fukushima, what does pop on your mind when you hear about this prefecture? Don’t tell me that you are scared to come to this prefecture. Yes, this is where the Nuclear leak was. BUT! Do you know that that was just but a small part of the total area of Fukushima!? Fukushima’s…