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 […]
2 guys Patrick and Gabe from Yugawara Sharehouse/The Other House alliance made a video about traveling using the train from Jyogasaki to Shimoda. They also a used the Izukyu-Line 1 day pass, which is a ticket you can get on and off for 1200yen, only availiable to foreign tourists in Japan. (I envy you guys!) […]
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.
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.
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, […]
Nekosai Fish Fetival at Izu-Hokkawa. A local ritual with free servings of grilled fish, held every sunday from 9:30am, during April, May and September. Take a glimpse of the atmosphere and welcome locals with this video
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!
Traditional Confectionery making in Izu Inatori. Thank you to Yuyuan and Higashiizu Town Chamber of Commmerce. Video by Adam Green (England)
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.