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Vicki L. Beyer

Australian/American Vicki L. Beyer is an avid explorer of Japan—she has visited all 47 prefectures! She loves to share what she's learned in her travels to help others enjoy Japan as much as she does. She especially likes to write pieces that help those who don’t speak much—if any—Japanese get off the beaten path and discover how wonderful Japan really is.



5 Days Exploring Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata Prefectures with the JR East Pass

Explore the downfall of samurai, mountain temples, spiral temple and more.

By 7 min read


Staying Afloat in Tohoku: 5 Fun Boat Rides

Drift along through Japan's beautiful Tohoku region via one of these boating adventures.

By 6 min read


5 Days Exploring Akita, Aomori and Iwate Prefectures with the JR East Pass

Foreign residents of Japan can now travel through Tohoku and beyond at a discounted price previously only available to inbound tourists.

By 9 min read