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Akita Food Guide

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Photo Cred: Flickr user yoppy [email protected]/2303950259/Kiritanpo Nabe Want to warm up after spending a day in the cold Akita Winter? Look no further than the

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Akita Access Guide

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Photo Cred: Flickr user Hyougushi [email protected]/3686900111/Plane Akita has an airport, with domestic flights coming in from such places as Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka

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The Best Times to Visit Akita

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Senshu Park in SpringSenshu Park is known for its beauty in all four seasons, but is especially beautiful in the spring. The park has over 800 sakura cherry tre

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First Time in Akita

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Photo Cred: Flickr user Sorasi Photography [email protected]/7880328252/Akita Museum of Art The Akita Museum of Art is Akita prefecture’s leading art installation,

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Kabazaiku: Wood Crafts from Cherry Bark

Written by Jessica Kozuka

Wood Crafts and Cherry BarkJapan's sakura cherry trees give us so much. In the spring, we enjoy beautiful blossoms during the hanami season. In summer, we eat b

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You Can Make Kawatsura Lacquerware

Written by Jessica Kozuka

Yuzawa in Akita Prefecture is famous for a type of lacquerware, recognized by the Japanese government as a Traditional Craft Product. This local craft is called

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Solo Travel to the Japanese Countryside

Written by Angeline Elopre

"NOT SO SOLO TRAVEL" IN AKITAI am not experienced at solo travel. Some facts about me: 1) My Japanese conversational skills are more or less limited to that of

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All you need to know... Akita

Written by Jessica Kozuka

Looking to add somewhere a little off-the-beaten-path to your Japanese adventure?  Akita Prefecture in northwestern Tohoku has lots to offer, from samurai villa