Author Archive Justin Hanus

Justin Hanus


Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima

Jan 26, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Peace Memorial Park stands as a silent appeal for the elimination of all nuclear weapons and a plea for world...[ Click to read more ]

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A Vending Machine Is Ready to Serve You

By Justin Hanus

It does not take long living in Japan to get the feeling you are in the presence of our new...[ Click to read more ]

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Mihara Shinmei-ichi Daruma Festival in Hiroshima

By Justin Hanus

If you’ve spent some time in Japan, you’ve probably come across more than a few of those small, round, brightly...[ Click to read more ]

The First Month of the Year, Kansai Style!

Dec 24, 2015 By Justin Hanus

With the holidays over and the winter cold setting in, it can be difficult to find reasons to leave your...[ Click to read more ]

The Great Hanshin/Awaji Earthquake: Kobe Remembers

Dec 21, 2015 By Justin Hanus

Japan is right at the top of the list of world countries facing the most danger from earthquakes. Geologists will...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe’s Winter Wonderland: Mount Rokko

By Justin Hanus

Japan hosted the first ever Winter Olympics staged in Asia at Sapporo back in 1972, and the country has a...[ Click to read more ]

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The Entire History of the World Squeezes into Kobe City Museum

By Justin Hanus

In the interconnected world of the 21st century you never know where a cultural phenomenon will spring from. But one...[ Click to read more ]

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How to Experience Kobe Without a Yen in Your Pocket

Nov 17, 2015 By Justin Hanus

The cosmopolitan port city of Kobe is one of Japan's biggest and busiest. Tucked into a nook between the Rokko...[ Click to read more ]

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