2 days in Higashi Izu

About 2 weeks ago Leni and Derek (btw a lovely couple!), who are “expert travelers” of the world, came to Higashi izu. I (Rob, the janitor) had the chance to accompany them on their 2 day tour. Check out some of the things you can do in town! (Hosono Highlands, Atagwa Onsen, Mask Museum, Morning […]

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Video: New Summer Orange & Sorbet Factory

Traditional mochi making in Inatori. An inside look at Japanese craftsmen(& women)-ships.. Thanks to Uchiyama-san from Kagetsuseika, and Yamada-san. Tsuchiya-san from Higashiizu Chamber of Commerce. Video by Adam Green.    

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Video: Inatori Mochi Sweets

Traditional mochi making in Inatori. Thanks to Uchiyama-san from Kagetsuseika and Yamada-san. Tsuchiya-san from Higashiizu Chamber of Commerce. Video by Adam Green.  

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Video: Walking through Izu-Atagawa, the “onsen town”

Walk through Izu Atagawa, a town in Higashiizu filled with “onsen mines”. The town is filled with many onsen (hot spring) sources, like the many towers you can see in the video. Rent a free walking stick lying around the town, and time travel back to Edo/Meiji Japan : ) http://www.atagawa.net/   Video by Desy, […]

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Video: Inatori-Trial mini tour workshop

Mini trial tour in Izu-Inatori/Naramoto. Activities Tatami factory tour/ Mini tatami workshop 400 year old house “古民家 kominka” visit Nagashi-somen Kaya Temple Supported by HigashiIzu Town Municipal Office and in collaboration with Higashiizu Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to 1Designlab for the the participation in this workshop, and Zapatilla Viajera for the video!

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Video: Inatori Morning Market (by AdventureBackPack.com)

Inatori morning market is a joint effort of local businesses in Higashiizu Town. You can find arrays of fresh vegetables, seaweeds, pickels, bakery, and of course lots of fish (Alonsino a.k.a. the “Golden Eye” sea breams are the local specialty) Check out some videos to get a feel.  

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