Regarding the Covid19 Situation

Due to the ongoing situation with the corona virus, please note that some of the locations  and experiences on our site may not be available. 

We will keep you updated with the situation.

Your Guide to Japan's Hidden Gems

 Nestled among the mountains of North-eastern Japan, and far from the bustling neon lights of Tokyo and Osaka is the region of Tohoku.  

Virtually untouched by foreign tourism, this region remains pristine and overflowing with hidden gems to discover.  Come explore our side of Japan. 

Featured Articles

Yamabushi Training
Iaido Experiences
Iado samurai experiences in Murayama City.
Yamagata Sake
The Ken Domon Museum of Photography
Maiko Performances
Sea to Table
Catch or buy your own fresh fish and cook them with Chef Suda.
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Discover The Hidden Japan


Lovely and easy to access cultural sightseeing locations

Nature and Outdoors

Discover pristine natural beauty and adventure 

Festivals and Events

Experience the charming and amazing events of Yamagata 

Tours and Experiences

Browse a variety of cultural and outdoor experiences made in special collaboration with the many amazing locals of the Japanese countryside.


Farmer Homestay Programs in Tsuruoka

Spend the night at a farmers home in Tsuruoka City before harvesting and cooking traditional crops together the next morning.

Rental Cars

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