Tohoku has also been named one of the Best Trips to Take in 2020 by National Geographic!
National Geographic has selected Tohoku, the region of northeastern Japan encompassing Miyagi and five other prefectures, as one of the best places to visit in 2020! Why 2020? To “escape the Olympic crowds naturally,” says National Geographic. A number of natural and cultural highlights of Tohoku are introduced here, with the article even going so far as to say that “Tohoku should get a medal for best unknown travel wonderland.”