Blog Posts - Miyagi



Naruko Onsen Miyagi Prefecture

鳴子町I looked forward to visiting the town of Naruko in Miyagi Prefecture. I had continued my kokeshi education and learned about their connection with onsens. Unlike many onsen resorts, Naruko can be easily accessed by rail.When my daughter and...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 1, 2015

A Shop For Kokeshi in Sendai

こけしShimanuki Honten is a shop featuring kokeshi and local crafts. Located on Chuo-Dori Avenue in Sendai, Shimanuki Honten is an easy and entertaining walk from Sendai Station.I want to recommend this store because if you are unable to get to t...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 16, 2015

More Kokeshi

こけしIn May of this year I visited Miyagi Prefecture and wrote a post here about the humble beginnings of my kokeshi collection. At the time of course I pretty much knew zilch about kokeshi - I simply liked the look of the craft. Since then, ho...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 10, 2015

Tsuchiura Station

土浦駅Tsuchiura Station in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture is located close to the shores of Lake Kasumigaura. Tsuchiura Station is on the Joban Line running south into Tokyo and north to Mito and then Iwanuma in Miyagi Prefecture and then on t...
by Japan Visitor on Jul 15, 2015

Zao Fox Village

蔵王キツネ村There's a Fox Village in Miyagi Prefecture! I was looking forward to visiting this attraction. From Sendai we took the JR to Shiroishi Station where we disembarked and hired a taxi to drive us up the mountain.For some unknown reas...
by Japan Visitor on Jun 11, 2015

Miyagi Fukushima and Yamagata Prefectures

Miyagi, Fukushima, and Yamagata Prefectures - I want to say - are the most beautiful areas of Japan I have seen.During my recent visit I felt true awe in looking at the majestic trees, the green, densely-wooded forests, the mountains near and far off...
by Japan Visitor on Jun 2, 2015

4th Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

東北地方太平洋沖地震The Great East Japan Earthquake struck four years ago today. The social, economic and political aftershocks of the huge quake, the subsequent tsunami and consequent meltdown of the Tokyo Electric Power Company ...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 11, 2015

Urban Apparel Opens at ATC: Style and Irreverence at Their Best!

A step into Urban Apparel’s chic interiors unveils a sense of art behind its design; bold black-and-white stripes slash across the store’s doorway column, leading eyes to sharply dressed mannequins at the window. Fun little quirks, like afro-shap...
by Manila Shopper on Oct 24, 2014

Left Speechless: Photos of Matsushima Bay, Japan

There’s a story that everyone in Japan will tell you about Matsushima Bay. Back in 1689, the great haiku poet, Matsuo Basho, was traveling on foot from Tokyo to the northernmost shore of Japan’s main island. He documented this si...
by Ever In Transit on Aug 17, 2014

Roadblocks To Vision {3}

Continuing in our series looking at the roadblocks to vision:     Failure to see the end in mind   Sometimes we cant envision the end in mind, the goal, the result and are overwhelmed by the babysteps and details we have to do to get t...
by One Passion One Devotion on Jun 12, 2014

Matsushima

Matsushima (松島) is famous bay not far from Sendai. What makes this place unique is that the bay...
by Cheapo Japan on Jun 9, 2014

Bits + Pieces

    OUT OF THE OVERFLOW – I sleep with the Pastor We must start living our daily lives, and doing ministry out of the overflow of God. People need Jesus more than they need me, or you. We need to start praying for God to root all of us ou...
by One Passion One Devotion on May 19, 2014

fujiya & miyagi - 'flaws'

Great stuff from another Brighton band. Shades of Jonah Louie's ever-so-funky 'Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties' but that's no bad thing at all. Really got to get the new album if the rest is as good as this.
by de minimis on May 5, 2014

FUJIYA & MIYAGI Artificial Sweeteners

Few have offered such a bittersweet taste of pop through their career as Fujiya & Miyagi: underneath the sticky wrappers that have packaged their sugary synth lines and rich hooks since the turn of the Millennium, there’s always been a grittie...
by radioSpin on Apr 21, 2014

Fujiya & Miyagi – Flaws (2014)

@FujiyaAndMiyagi Género: electro pop. Hace unas semanas que la tripleta de UK Fujiya & Miyagi nos avanzó la robótica Tetrahydrofolic Acid. Ahora llega la estimulante Flaws con la que difícilmente podremos quedarnos quietos mientras suena. Dan...
by Escafandrista Musical on Mar 13, 2014

Fujiya & Miyagi – Tetrahydrofolic Acid (2014)

@FujiyaAndMiyagi Género: electro pop. Ha llovido bastante desde que la tripleta de UK Fujiya & Miyagi soltó los sintetizadores con Ventriloquizzing hace casi tres años. Tanto descanso les ha servido para replantearse nuevo sonido, aunque si te...
by Escafandrista Musical on Feb 25, 2014

Japan executes two gangsters on death row

Tokyo: Japan says it hanged two death-row inmates, in the first executions since a trio of convicted killers died on the gallows two months ago and drawing immediate protest from human rights groups. Justice Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki told reporters...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2013

Japan executes two gangsters on death row

Tokyo: Japan says it hanged two death-row inmates, in the first executions since a trio of convicted killers died on the gallows two months ago and drawing immediate protest from human rights groups. Justice Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki told reporters...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2013

A Quick Trip to the Blue Lagoon: Islands not Far From Here

Ever Wonder What Causes A Blue Lagoon ? Many times, I've rode across the bridge between Henza and Miyagi Islands in Okinawa.The water in this area has a different color than any seawater I've ever seen.Finally, one day last week, I got out with...
by Mike's Ryukyu Gallery on Apr 2, 2013

No problems after Japan quake: UN atomic agency

Follow @JTN_Network JTN NEWS-WATCH       Technology, Trends & News  No problems after Japan quake: UN atomic agency (via AFP) Nuclear power plants close to the epicentre of a powerful undersea earthquake and tsunami off Japan have reported no...
by @JTN_Network on Dec 7, 2012


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