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Autumn’s Treat – Matsutake Mushrooms

Sep 26, 2011 By Ray Proper

Just about everyone has seen these mushrooms in the supermarket; these are not the grown on top of a bottle...[ Click to read more ]

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Kanazawa Castle Park in Ishikawa Prefecture

Sep 13, 2011 By Ray Proper

Kanazawa Castle Kanazawa Castle is a large castle in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan that has been lovingly restored. Located adjacent...[ Click to read more ]

Utsumi Beach on the Chita Peninsula Near Nagoya

Aug 29, 2011 By Ray Proper

They say Utsumi Beach has the finest sand in the world, but probably only the Japanese say that. It is...[ Click to read more ]

Kiso Three Rivers Park in Ichinomiya City

Aug 10, 2011 By Ray Proper

Kiso Three Rivers Park in Ichinomiya was an old favorite of mine when I used to live in Konan City....[ Click to read more ]

Higashiyama Night Zoo in Nagoya

Jul 27, 2011 By Ray Proper

Higashiyama Zoo Nagoya’s Higashiyama Zoo and the neighboring Botanical Gardens first opened their gates to visitors in 1937. Located just...[ Click to read more ]

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Driving in Japan

Jun 20, 2011 By First Admin

Japan is a fantastically convenient country for public transport, and it is very possible to survive your whole life without...[ Click to read more ]

Grand Festival of Hanazono Shrine in Tokyo

May 26, 2011 By Ray Proper

Hanazono Jinja Shrine is located in the Shinjuku business district of Tokyo. Shinjuku is probably the most famous town name...[ Click to read more ]

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How to Reduce Electricity usage at Home

May 10, 2011 By Ray Proper

  Switch off, and unplug electrical devices when not in use. Check the power settings on your appliances; TVs, for...[ Click to read more ]

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Volunteering in Tohoku During the Disaster

Apr 01, 2011 By Ray Proper

This article was written only a brief period of time after the Great Tohoku, Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 11 March 2011.  As of this writing,...[ Click to read more ]

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