Tokyo is overrated. Head up to lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture where a more authentic Japan is ripe for discovery.
By Randiah Camille Green 6 min read
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A symbolic death and rebirth in the mountains of Yamagata, but not without indulging in the local nightlife
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Shred world-class powder in the Japanese mountains. Japow!
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