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Shirakami Sanchi UNESCO World Heritage Site


Hiking, waterfalls, and tasty lamb. Did somebody say road trip?

Hachimori Isaribi Onsen Hatahata Kan

Hachimori Isaribi Onsen Hatahata Kan

This Akita hot spring has a bath that is shaped like a boat. Drop us off in the ocean!

5 Famous Foods You'll Find in Akita

5 Famous Foods You’ll Find in Akita

Rose shaped ice cream?? Oh, yes.

Yokote city turns into an romantic little spot come winter. Akita, winter

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Snow huts and water gods.

Namahage Festival in Akita, Japan.

Namahage Festival

Over in Akita Prefecture, it’s better to feed your demons with rice cakes than fight them.

kuroya onsen

Kuroyu Onsen

Ultimate peace of mind plus mixed-gender bathing in this respite of seclusion.

Lake Tazawa

Legends accompany Japan’s deepest lake.

Sato Yosuke Udon Workshop

Make your own noodles at Japan’s top udon shop!

Namahage (Demon) Museum

Unleash all your demons.

Lake Towada

Lake Towada

Get ready to paddle in this big blue puddle!