Area: Ishikawa｜Taiken Japan
When most people visit Japan for the first time, there’s few itineraries they have in mind. Very few of them involve a visit to the Hokuriku region. Here's why you definitely should go, and a sample itinerary stretched across the region's three main cities.
August 7, 2017
If you've never had fresh yellowtail caught locally during the peak of winter, you must (it’s referred to as kan-buri (寒ブリ) which means “Winter Yellowtail”). It's incredibly tasty, and with a touch of soy sauce, it’s sheer melt-in-your-mouth savorlicious!
November 24, 2016
Besides getting to know more about Japan through major cities like Tokyo or Osaka, Japanese culture also can be seen from historical prefectures, such as Ishikawa Prefecture, located in Japan's central Honshu. To visit Kanazawa, capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, is to explore the well-preserved Edo Period districts, samurai culture as well as Japanese handicrafts products and beautiful nature.
August 4, 2016
First time visitors to Japan like to explore what is known as “The Golden Route of Japan”. This renowned route follows the old Tokaido Road from Tokyo to Kyoto and is a great choice for people who have never visited Japan before. For those of us who are looking for something a little bit different and off the beaten track, I recommend “The Dragon Route of Central Japan”. This new route offers visitors beautiful natural landscapes as well as a taste of traditional Japanese culture and history in a way that lets you explore the heart of Japan and its culture.
June 6, 2016
As we're coming up to summer in Japan, it's time to dust off your hiking boots and slap on some sunblock and a hat for some hiking on Japan's famous mountains. Oh, and don't forget your camera!
June 29, 2015
Ninjadera, also commonly known as Myōryū-ji is a Buddhist temple belonging to the Nichiren sect of Buddhism. The temple is not actually associated with ninja and was never home to the shadow assassins, but earned its cool nickname due to its many deceptive defences and cunning traps and trickery.
June 13, 2015
Japan Railways (JR) will extend its Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) service to Kanazawa Station on March 14, 2015, making access from Tokyo much easier. Have a look at the 6 popular tourist destinations of Kanazawa, before you plan your itinerary.
February 26, 2015
Kanazawa has an abundance of fresh local seafood such as crabs, spot prawns, yellowtails, etc. especially in winter.
February 16, 2015
Kanazawa is a beautiful city that is rich in both culture and history. Located in Ishikawa Prefecture in the Chubu region of central Japan, it has one of the best preserved samurai and geisha districts in all of Japan.
February 10, 2015
The senmaida rice terraces in Shiroyone, Wajima City will be illuminated from Saturday, October 18th, 2014 until Sunday, March 15th, 2015.
November 25, 2014
Kenroku-en is a famous scenic spot in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture. It is a special place of scenic beauty in Japan and also one of the three greatest Japanese gardens.
November 4, 2014
One of many tourist attractions in Noto peninsula, “Shiroyone Senmaida, Wajima-shi”, is a rice terrace with superb view, which signifies one of the GIAHS (Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems) site, “Noto no Satoyama, and Satoumi”.
November 2, 2014
Let us show you the autumn leaves in “Kenroku-en Garden”, one of the best autumn-leaf viewing spots in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture.
October 19, 2014