While Sapporo steals the headlines when it comes to snow festivals in Japan, the Tohoku region offers plenty of off the beaten track igloo adventure.
I’m just back from an assignment in Tohoku, taking in the snow festivals, doll festivals, sake breweries and UNESCO sights, as well as making the most of all that wonderful food. In short, a mixture of well-known and well-guarded Japanese traditions.
Abigail King is an award-winning journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet, the BBC, Red, CNN and more.
She is one of the leading figures in the UK for blogging and social media in travel and her blog, Inside the Travel Lab, is described as one of the best in the world.
She loves mango chutney, Blackadder and marmite toast buttered just right.
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