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Kobe’s Gift to the World – Karaoke!

Nov 01, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Of all the things that Japan has given the world karaoke may be the most fun. It was Kobe's own...[ Click to read more ]

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Noodling about: Nagoya’s Ramen Discoveries

Oct 31, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_33494" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Misen's spicy Taiwan ramen[/caption] When I first came to Japan and answered the standard "what Japanese...[ Click to read more ]

2017 Honda S660 in Stock!

Oct 31, 2017 By Admin

Currently available to lease for 36 months, Lease Japan has a brand new 2017 Honda S660 available from December 2017....[ Click to read more ]

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Goshikizuka Kofun: Kobe’s Ancient Sacred Pyramid

Oct 30, 2017 By Justin Hanus

In the Christian world this is the time of the year for All Souls' Day when the memories of the...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe Gives Birth to Spirit of Volunteerism in Japan

Oct 30, 2017 By Justin Hanus

On January 17, 1995, the Great Hanshin earthquake struck Kobe and over 6,000 people lost their lives. In the aftermath...[ Click to read more ]

Look, Up In the Sky – It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…Yes, It’s a Plane

Oct 30, 2017 By Justin Hanus

People have been fascinated by spotting aircraft ever since Orville and Wilbur Wright bumped a fabric-covered airplane into the sky...[ Click to read more ]

What to Eat in Kobe Besides the Beef

Oct 28, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Tourists flock from around the globe to eat Kobe’s famous beef. But you’re a local now, and you’ve been there,...[ Click to read more ]

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Celebrating the Japanese Culture of Wood at the Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum in Kobe

Oct 27, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Around the world traditional Japanese carpentry and craftsmanship is revered for its precision and quality. In 1984 the Takenaka Corporation,...[ Click to read more ]

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Fratelli Paradiso: Great Italian Food in Omotesando Hills

Oct 27, 2017 By Admin

In 2001 'Fratelli Paradiso opened the doors to in Potts Point, Sydney Australia, where it is a the staple of the...[ Click to read more ]