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Justin Hanus


How to Reach Kumamoto from Tokyo or Kansai

May 31, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Most visitors to Japan are aware of the top tourist destinations, such as Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and other places in...[ Click to read more ]

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Buying a Property in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

If you’re planning the big move to Japan, you may have your heart set on buying your own place rather...[ Click to read more ]

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Sites to See on a Trip Around Yatsushiro

By Justin Hanus

A great option for a day trip if you’re in Kumamoto is Yatsushiro. This is a top destination for learning...[ Click to read more ]

Best Outdoor Swimming Locations in Kansai

May 29, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Whether it’s a day trip to the beach, a dip in a pretty lake or going for a wild swim...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Rent a Kimono or Yukata in Hiroshima

By Justin Hanus

Traditional Japanese garments are beautiful and quite unlike the clothing from anywhere else in the world. You may like to...[ Click to read more ]

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The Hiroshima Dating Scene

By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima, like many cities in Japan, is a blend of traditional cultural norms and more modernized and westernized lifestyles. If...[ Click to read more ]

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Things to Do with Kids in Kumamoto

By Justin Hanus

If you’ve got kids, you’ll know how important it is to have an ongoing list of activities and places to...[ Click to read more ]

Riding Kansai’s Hello Kitty HARUKA

By Justin Hanus

There is now an extra-fun way to reach Osaka and Kyoto from Kansai International Airport: the Hello Kitty HARUKA train....[ Click to read more ]

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Films Set in Kumamoto

Apr 30, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Lights! Camera! Action! Kumamoto is not the most well-known of Japanese prefectures but it has some fantastic settings for movies...[ Click to read more ]

Top Golfing Spots in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

With almost 2,500 golf courses, Japan is a top destination for golfers. Some of the best clubs are in Kansai,...[ Click to read more ]

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