Aomori

Situated at the north end of Honshu and a 2-hour drive from Misawa Air Base, Kuroishi City is home to impressive streets filled in traditional wooden arcades and local craft art museums.
If you live near Misawa Air Base and travel to Kyoto is not on the itinerary this year, you don’t need to travel too far to enjoy a shrine similar to the old capital’s famous Fushimi Inari Shrine.
My Neighbor Totoro or “Tonari no Totoro” in Japanese is one of the most popular animated films by Studio Ghibli. This film and many of Studio Ghibli’s other animated films incorporate many elements...