5 years on from the tsunami
On March 11th 2016, it was exactly five years since the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's northern coast. To mark this anniversary, this March at Inside Japan Tours is all about Tohoku: looking back on its troubles, celebrating its charms, and taking stock of how far the region has come in the past five years.
To read all about this beautiful region, including first-hand accounts of the disaster and recovery, visit our dedicated tsunami page:
The Japan Tsunami 5 Years On
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Abe to become first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor
The Japanese prime minister announced he would make the historic visit on December 26th and 27th to pay tribute to the victims of World War Two.
Japanese scientists become first in Asia to name element
The chemical element was previously called ununtrium, but was renamed when Japanese scientists became the first to synthesise it.
Reindeer to deliver pizza in Japan this festive season
Domino?s Japan is hoping to combat snowy winter conditions by delivering pizzas by reindeer-pulled sleighs.
Fukushima avoids tsunami after 7.4-magnitude quake
Smaller than expected waves hit the coastline of Fukushima Prefecture in the wake of the tremor.
Shinzo Abe will be first foreign leader to meet Trump
The Japanese prime minister has secured an early meeting with the president-elect to ensure its priorities are not forgotten.
New scooter license plates in Tokyo celebrate great art
Scooter license plates can be much more creative in Japan and one area has taken inspiration from the country?s great artist.
Japan ratifies Paris climate change agreement
Japan has ratified the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.