Iwate

Formerly the site of a rival city to Kyoto during the Japanese empire's early years, Iwate is a place the more visitors ought to know about.

May 13, 2021

Meet Me in Morioka

Meet Me in Morioka

Found between Aomori to the north and the rest of Tohoku to the south, Morioka is a convenient transportation hub that also has many attractions.

Aug 18, 2018

The Tragedy of Hiraizumi

The Tragedy of Hiraizumi

Unbeknownst to foreign tourists, the area of Hiraizumi in present day Iwate ​used to be a political center of power that rivaled that of Kyoto.