Aomori Articles

A Quick Guide to the Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori Prefecture

After moving to the Aomori Prefecture a couple months ago, I started taking advantage of the free time I had to see the sights of the more rural and mountainous parts of Japan. Having a car makes it easy to drive on the back roads through farmlands and tiny to

Takayama Inari Shrine in Aomori

The prefecture of Aomori is at the northern part of Tohoku. Only 1.3 million people are living there. Aomori has a very beautiful coastline and nature areas. Especially during the winter when all is full of snow it looks like a fairytale. Unfortunately it is k