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    March 1, 2015
    Footbath in Shinkansen! The first Resort Shinkansen, “Treiyu”
    ‘Treiyu’ comes from ‘Train’ and ‘Soleil’, sun in French. It is the first resort Shinkansen that operates between Fukushima and Shinjo. Inside the train, there are ‘Ozashiki Reserved Seats’ made of Tatami, ‘Bar Counter’ that serves local sake, wine and juice of Yamagata, and ‘Footbath’ where you can relax while looking out the window. Experience…read more
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    February 1, 2015
    Happiness blooms, Fukushima
    Located in Tohoku area in Japan, Fukushima prefecture has a wide range of beautiful flowers and amazing nature. Especially at Hanamiyama (mountain), you can enjoy the sight of snow, cherry blossom and other flowers all at once. (Best season: April) Aside from this, there are many attractions and charms in Fukushima, such as historical buildings:…read more
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    January 20, 2015
    Bus between Yamagata Airport and Ginzan Onsen starts its operation!
    We now have a bus service that connects Yamagata Airport and Ginzan Onsen, Obanazawa city, which is very convenient for visitors from Tokyo or Osaka to get straight to Ginzan Onsen. ・Bus fare: One-way ¥1,500 (no reservation required) ・Yamagata Airport to Ginzan Onsen (The last bus does not go to Ginzan Onsen) ・Ginzan Onsen to Yamagata Airport…read more
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    January 11, 2015
    The only place in Japan where you can play with foxes grazed freely. ‘Miyagi Zao Fox Village’
    More than 100 foxes (6 kinds including Ezo red fox) are grazed freely in the park. You can feed them and take pictures together! From April to May, you also can take pictures with baby foxes in your arms! ※FYI(Japanese only) more
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    January 9, 2015
    Senboku City, Akita Prefecture
    Samurai residents in Kakunodate, also known as ‘Little Kyoto of Tohoku’, are a popular cherry blossom site. Weeping cherry trees and Yoshino cherry trees lie along Hinokinai Riverbank for 2km and it is just outstanding. Also there is a gregarious skunk cabbages and dogtooth violets nearby, which you can enjoy while watching the cherry trees….read more

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