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Yonezawa Beef Dining Bekoya

We got a tourist map of Yonezawa at the JR Yonezawa station's tourist information counter and the staff highlighted several restau...

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Uesugi Shrine

We decided to make only a quick stop at Yonezawa for their famed beef but the staff at the tourist information counter at the stat...

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Gassan Pole Pole Farm Resort (...

If you want to wander around the Dewa Sanzan at Yamagata, Gassan Pole Pole Farm Stay is the place to be. They have beautiful cotta...

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Zao Rime

Planning a ski trip in Yamagata Prefecture in winter? Don’t miss the ‘Snow Monsters’ of the Zao Mountain Range! Don’t be afraid, t...

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Kamo Aquarium

Where can you find the best jellyfish aquarium in the world? Yamagata, Japan, that’s where! I’m talking about Kamo Aquarium, wh...

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Suzuya Restaurant, Takayama

After my husband and I arrived at Takayama and deposited our luggages at our ryokan, we asked the staff if they have any recommend...

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Kimono Wedding Photo Shoot at ...

Our plan was to head to Japan after our solemnization to have Japanese style wedding photos taken and to catch the cherry blossoms...

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Fruit Parfait/Hashimoto

If you have a sweet tooth, a trip to Okayama prefecture will be one sweet treat. Known to locals as 'Fruit Kingdom', Okayama is...

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