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    September 27, 2011
    Do you know what kochia is?
    The air is clearer and the sky is higher. “Common Cosmos & Kochia de COKO Festa” is on at Michinoku Park in Kawasaki-machi, Miyagi Prefecture, from September 17 to October 23. Do you know what exactly kochia is? As shown in the photo, it’s a lovely puffy plant in light green.read more
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    September 26, 2011
    Sendai Airport Back to Business
    Sendai Airport is making recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake. The airport partially reopened from July 25 with the resumption of scheduled domestic flights and some international flights. On September 25, a flight of Asiana Airlines from Seoul landed at 12:31 am, almost on time, marked its resumption of scheduled international flights.read more
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    September 22, 2011
    Lakes in Urabandai in Mysterious Blue
    I visited Goshikinuma in Urabandai, Fukushima Prefecture. Urabandai is famous for lakes such as Hibara, Onogawa, Akimoto, Sohara, and more than 300 swamps including Goshiki-numa. There are many well-maintained trekking courses as well.read more
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    Wine Festival in Harvest Season!
    I participated in Asahi-machi Wine Festival where a lot of people enjoyed a local specialty “Asahi-machi Wine” with BBQ in the open air.read more
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    September 20, 2011
    Taste of All Tohoku Offered Under One Roof by Expressway Company
     Last Saturday and Sunday, fascinating folk performances, local products and specialties of Tohoku as well as tourism information were offered under one roof of “Highway Communication in Tohoku 2011” in Kotodai Koen park located in central Sendai.  Six prefectures in Tohoku and its neighboring prefecture Niigata sent their delegates to the event organized by Tohoku…read more
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    September 14, 2011
    “Akita Cuisine Thrives” – 20 days for perfect happiness!
    In parallel with JR East Destination Promotion featuring Akita Prefecture, “Akita Cuisine Thrives (Shoku no Nigiwai)” will be held in Akita City from 1st to 20th of October. It will offer you perfect gastronomic happiness in festive atmosphere. Please come join us in Akita City! For more information, click on the banner above! (Information in…read more
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    September 12, 2011
    MONKEY MAJIK, Goodwill Ambassador of Tohoku, Charity Live
    It has been six months since the devastating earthquake. Yet, we know that we still need continued support from many people to walk toward recovery. We also know that how strong individuals could be when all help one another and this fact has fascinated us ever since. As our mission of telling all the people…read more
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    September 9, 2011
    With Signs of Autumn Approaching, Visit a Museum in Bandai Highlands
    Noticing subtle signs of autumn approaching to Hohoku in early September, I visited Morohashi Museum of Modern Art in Fukushima (Kitashiobara-mura, Yama-gun), which holds many of artworks by Salvador Dali, Spanish versatile painter and one of the greatest artists in the 20th century.read more
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    September 7, 2011
    Tourism Tohoku Boosted at NATAS Holidays in Singapore
    Tourism in Tohoku was promoted at NATAS Holidays 2011, the largest travel fair in Singapore from August 26 to 28.read more
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    September 6, 2011
    100,000 Dahlias on the Hill
    Kawanishi Dahlia Garden in Kawanishi-machi is located in the southwest of Yamagata Prefecture, In one of the largest dahlia gardens in Japan, 100,000 dahlias in 650 species are waiting to be in full bloom.read more