Japan’s Noto Peninsula: A Breathtaking Road Trip
The natural landscape of the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture makes an beautiful and worthwhile day trip from Kanazawa. Whether by bus or car, the most breathtaking sites are easy to find.
Shirakawago & Beyond: Farm Villages of the Japanese Alps
From the convenient and historic castle town of Kanazawa, visiting Shirakawago and other Japanese mountain farm villages is any easy trek and a winter must.
Shin-Tate Great Coffee Campaign
Coffee lovers in Kanazawa enjoy a special treat in late May: the Shin-Tate Great Coffee Campaign (大作戦), a charming street festival and coffee sampling event
Seseragi Marriage Festival
Looking for true love in Japan? Say a prayer at the shrine during Seseragi-dori's Marriage Festival, a quaint but supremely friendly street fair in late May
Omicho Fish Market: East as You Go in “Kanazawa’s Kitchen”
Learn how to enjoy Kanazawa's Omicho Fish Market the way the locals do, perusing the selection of fresh seafood, sake, veggies and fruits. Pick up the best (and cheapest!) sake to pair with Omicho's many samples and single servings.