Ibaraki

Though sometimes hailed domestically as the prefecture with the least amount of attractiveness, this bad rap is anything but the case.

Mar 18, 2021

Mt. Tsukuba

Mt. Tsukuba

Located only an hour away Tokyo up in Ibaraki Prefecture, Mt. Tsukuba is one of the best day hikes around for those in search of a casual climb.

May 7, 2020

Ibaraki Prefecture

Ibaraki Prefecture

While Ibaraki is regularly considered to be one of the least appealing prefectures, it's a treasure trove of attractions and hidden allures.

Oct 14, 2017

Venerable Kashima Jingu

Venerable Kashima Jingu

Kashima Jingu is a timeworn shrine in Ibaraki that has a history dating back nearly 3,000 years to the very origins of the Japanese empire.

Apr 27, 2017

Mito & Kairaku-en

Mito & Kairaku-en

Mito is the capital city of Ibaraki. In addition to striking the perfect balance between urban and rural, Mito is also home to an amazing garden.