Muroran – 室蘭

In Hokkaido you can come across a rather unique city: a peninsula with breathtaking views, a somewhat melancholic center, what remains of a once flourishing metalworking town, and an amazing nocturnal view from one of the hills on which the city is spread: we are talking about Muroran! What kind …

Osorezan – 恐山

Osorezan is a sacred area located in the middle of Shimokita Peninsula, the northernmost zone of Aomori Prefecture. For centuries, considered the gate of the underworld due to its intense volcanic activity, it constitutes, together with the Hieizan and the Mount Kōya, one of the most sacred pilgrimage places in Japan. …

Juniko – 十二湖

In this post we talk you about Juniko, literally meaning “twelve lakes”, one of the main features of Shirakami-Sanchi National Park, located in the North-Western part of Honshu. The prefecture of Aomori, the northernmost region of Tōhoku, in the island of Honshū, boasts a boundless nature, made of woods, mountains …