Enjoy "the most scenic" desserts in Miyagi!
Just imagine: it's a hot summer day and you are longing for some sweet refreshment. Maybe some home-made chilled Purin (Japanese custard) with a sweet, but not overbearing caramel sauce. Or some freshly shaved ice (kakigori), topped with strawberries and a lig
Sendai Daikannon - One of the world's top ten tallest statues
The city of Sendai is famous for being the gate to Tohoku and having been founded by Date Masamune. Bright lights, big city, shopping, night life, great food. But another, much lesser known sight of Sendai city is the Daikannon, Japan's highest statue of a
The three coastal landscapes “Nihon sankei” - Matsushima
The three coastal landscapes “Nihon sankei” are considered to be the most beautiful landscapes in Japan. Those have a scenic view of the sea & countryside. They were often an inspiration for japanese artists and literati. Especially since Hayashi Gaho wro
700 Koinobori Float Through the Sky of Disaster-affected Area
Every year on kodomo no hi, a Japanese national holiday called Children's Day, colorful koinobori are raised all over the country. They are wind socks in the shape of koi fish and therefore called carp streamers. NHK, Japan's national public broadcaster, repor