Jodogahama Beach

3 stunning sunrise spots in Tohoku

Japan is often called the land of the rising sun, but where should you go to witness the sun rise over this beautiful land? For those of us travelling to Japan we have probably seen a sunrise whilst struggling with jet lag, from our hotel room or the airport. Even from the plane window! However,…

Explore Japan’s Awesome Coastline at These 3 Paradise-Like Beaches!

Many people don’t know how incredible some beaches are in Japan. Though the country is commonly associated with skyscrapers, city lights, and bustling streets, it is also home to an awesome coastline. Its long and thin length as an island country being surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Japan makes it abundant in…

Escape to the Rugged Beauty of Iwate Prefecture

Iwate prefecture is the most eastern point on the Japanese island of Honshu. Iwate has a rich and ancient history, inhabited by the Jomon people and one of the last areas of Honshu to be taken by imperial forces in the 9th century. Now Iwate prefecture has the lowest population of all the prefectures in…