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Really Seeing The Sights: Observation Decks Around Nagoya

Jul 31, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

Whether you love or loathe the hustle and bustle of the big city, there are no two ways about it:...[ Click to read more ]

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The World Friendship Centre: Peace and Friendship in Hiroshima

Jul 26, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Hiroshima is the kind of place that you cannot visit or live in without being influenced by its history and...[ Click to read more ]

Keep c(K)ool and Kampai! Beer Gardens in Hiroshima

Jul 26, 2017 By Jade Brischke

When rainy season finally ends and the nights are hot and steamy, there is nothing better to do on a...[ Click to read more ]

Ice, Ice, Baby… The best Ice Cream in Hiroshima

Jul 26, 2017 By Jade Brischke

With the sun beating down and the humidity at almost 100%, summer in Hiroshima can be almost unbearable for those...[ Click to read more ]

Asakusa Samba Carnival in Tokyo

Jul 26, 2017 By Ray Proper

If you are looking for a lively and colorful way to draw your summer to a close there is probably...[ Click to read more ]

Meet Kobe’s Sister City – Seattle, Washington

Jul 24, 2017 By Justin Hanus

The idea of international "sister cities" began in 1947 as a way to promote friendship and cross-cultural understanding after World...[ Click to read more ]

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The Singular Summer Pleasures of Kawadoko Dining

Jul 24, 2017 By Justin Hanus

There has always been something seductive about waterfalls. There is the metronomic sound of the water tumbling into basin pools...[ Click to read more ]

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No One Does Beer Gardens Like Japan

Jul 24, 2017 By Justin Hanus

It's summer. It's hot. And for many that means only one thing - beer gardens. The summertime treat, however, does...[ Click to read more ]

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Suikawari: A Cracking Good Summer Sport

Jul 24, 2017 By Justin Hanus

There are so many things you can do for fun at the beach on a hot summer day. Swim in...[ Click to read more ]

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The Lighthouses of Kobe

Jul 24, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Being an island nation, lighthouses are an important feature of the Japanese landscape. The history of Japan's lighthouses meanders back...[ Click to read more ]

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