Dana cowin, Robert and Marina sinskey were talking about sake.
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A Sake Tour, to Discover the True Japanese Alcohol

Sponsored by Cabinet Office, Government of Japan “The Cool Japan Public-Private Partnership Platform Project”   How can nihonshu (commonly called sake) gain more recognition outside of Japan? This is an issue on which the highest authorities in the country place great importance. Cabinet Office, Government…
urashin dining room
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Staying with Locals at Minshuku, Surrounded by Snow in the Uonuma Countryside

Sponsored by UONUMA City Tourist Association   Uonuma is a small city in Niigata prefecture. The area is known for the heavy snowfall during winter. This area is excellent for skiing and snowboarding. The ski-resort Suhara is a 5-minute walk from Urashin Minshuku and several courses…
meguro irori
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Discover the Meguro Residence, a Farmer’s House in Snowy Uonuma

Sponsored by UONUMA City Tourist Association   The Meguro Residence is located in Uonuma, a charming small town in Niigata prefecture. It is surrounded by beautiful mountains and in winter the city encounters heavy snowfall. Uonuma is famous for the artwork by Uncho Ishikawa, the ‘Michelangelo…
the sado ferry
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How to get to Sado Island, “Island of Exile,” in Niigata

Sponsored by Sado City Sado Island is a beautiful paradise island located approximately 2.5 hours away from Niigata Port by ferry. Sado Island’s landscape has incredible diversity with stunning cliffs along the shoreline, beautiful forests, and mountains throughout. The four seasons are beautifully portrayed on…