It’s been a year since I first moved to Japan for the JET Programme. The first thing I got to experience in Aomori was Nebuta. Even though I arrived too late to see Hirosaki Neputa and Aomori City Nebuta, I was lucky to catch Goshogawara Tachineputa. First I want to talk a little bit about … Continue reading Goshogawara Tachineputa Festival
In February, I stayed in a ryokan at Tsuta Onsen for my birthday! This was the first ryokan I’ve stayed in since moving to Japan. Just in case you don’t know, a ryokan is a type of traditional Japanese inn that features tatami-matted rooms, communal baths, and other public areas where visitors may wear yukata. … Continue reading Tsuta Onsen 蔦温泉
Famous for the overabundance of seagulls. This shrine is covered in birds from the month of May.
This shrine resembles the famous Fujimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan, but is by far less known.
A shrine that connects the land to the sea in Hachinohe, Aomori
Explore the western coast of Aomori!
Kuroishi is a small town in the Tsugaru region of Aomori prefecture. It is famous for many different onsen, Komise Street, and the Tsugaru Kokeshi Museum.
The most important shrine in Eastern Aomori
The Entrance to Hell