Learn all about Japanese gourmet ramen & noodles with John Daub! (Live from Japan Rail Cafe in Tokyo station)

Japanese cuisine is no stranger to noodles, and YouTuber John Daub has travelled all across Japan to taste its countless varieties. Brought to you live from the Japan Rail Cafe in Tokyo station, John will introduce some of his most Continue Reading

Article about summer in Tohoku written by JI team member Chiara Terzuolo was published on Japan Today!

Although many of Tohoku’s beloved summer festivals have been cancelled or scaled down due to the pandemic, there are infinite ways to still have fun in this incredible northern region of Japan.  Visit Esashi Fujiwara Heritage Park in Iwate, a Continue Reading

A thrilling adventure awaits you at Matsushima Bay, one of Japan’s three most scenic views (Miyagi Prefecture)

Have you ever heard of or visited Matsushima Bay located in Miyagi Prefecture? It is said that its vast azure sea glistening under the dynamic sky left even the most articulate Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho, speechless. Dotted with over 260 Continue Reading

Apply to join JI Core 50 member and popular YouTuber John Daub on a special train ride to Tohoku on April 3rd!

East Japan Railway Company (JR East) recently launched a new campaign that aims to bring more people to Tohoku, and help support the region’s revitalization after the Great East Japan Earthquake devastated the area in 2011 (almost 10 years ago). Continue Reading