A winter's day in Yamagata city, soaked in the traditional culture of Japan.
These two traditional Japanese experiences are unknown to many locals, which surprises me because they were both so enjoyable and I learnt a lot about both trades and the deep history and thought which is put into the craft. Fast, convenient modern living may also get in the way of appreciating these arts, so whether you are a tourist or local, Japanese or not, I believe everyone should have the opportunity to experience traditional Japanese culture, while talking with and learning from each respective master of the craft.
If you ever take a moment to visit Yamagata City and happen to be around the Nanukamachi area, I highly recommend you to organise a trip to have these experiences. If you are interested, feel free to reach out and our company can do our best to help organise a booking for you.
Bridgitte was born and raised in Canberra, Australia's captial city. Having a large interest in Japan, she moved to Japan in 2019 and taught English in Yamagata for two years. Her love for travel led her to enter the tourism industry, working as a hotel front in Sendai. She later moved back to Yamagata to work as a member of The Hidden Japan. In her free time, she loves to visit cafes, admire anything cute and find happiness in the little things.