Author Archive Justin Hanus

Justin Hanus


Things Kansai Gave to the World

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

A former economic and cultural capital of Japan, Kansai played an important part in global innovation that continues today. Here...[ Click to read more ]

Who Were the Samurai?

By Justin Hanus

Everyone has heard of samurai, but a minority would be able to tell you who they were and what they...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Places to Eat Kaiseki in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

Kobe may be famous for its beef, but the city is a culinary center. While you’re in Kobe, you should...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Find the Best Beers in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Kansai is a well-known region of Japan for cuisine. What's not so widely known is that the area is also...[ Click to read more ]

Sports You Can Join in Kobe

Mar 15, 2020 By Justin Hanus

With Tokyo hosting the summer Olympics this year, Japan is on a sporting buzz. What better time to get active...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Enjoy Jazz in Kobe

Feb 26, 2020 By Justin Hanus

If you’re a jazz fan, Kobe is a place you must visit during your time in Japan. The city is...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Cities to Visit in the Kansai Region

Feb 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

You’ve undoubtedly heard of Osaka and Kyoto, but there’s so much more to see in the Kansai region of Japan....[ Click to read more ]

“Girls Day” Hinamatsuri Celebrations in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

If you're an expat living in Japan, it's highly likely that you will experience Hinamatsuri. This special day dedicated to...[ Click to read more ]

Spring Days Out in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

With spring approaching, warming weather, and the nights drawing out it's a great time to start planning a few days...[ Click to read more ]

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