The Whole World Loves Their Mother

The Whole World Loves Their Mother

For as long as there have been living creatures, there have been mothers. From a mother all life is born, and as the founder of Mother’s Day said, a mother is “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world.” Anna Jarvis, that founder, had a mother who...
Haunted Misawa

Haunted Misawa

Walking Leftwich Park at night may bring more than just a night under the stars. Legend has it our woods are haunted. You might have experienced something chilling and unexplainable while walking through the Misawa Club, taking a test at school, or even in your home....
Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori Nebuta Festival

The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri is a unique, colorful festival celebrated in the northern prefecture of Aomori held from August 1–7. This festival is a must-see and roughly 3 million people visit the Nebuta Matsuri every year! This festival is held once a year and features...
Onsen Etiquette

Onsen Etiquette

As winter has taken full force in northern Japan, I recommend taking a long and soothing dip into some natural hot springs known as onsens located throughout the country. It may make you feel uneasy at first, but once you take your first soak, you will be coming back...
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