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Buying a Christmas Tree in Nagoya 2019

Nov 21, 2019 By Ray Proper

If you are in the market for a Christmas Tree to liven up your holiday season you with trim and presents,...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Nagoya

By Ray Proper

Nagoya has very good food, and there are a lot of options available to you on a day to day...[ Click to read more ]

Christmas in Japan

Nov 10, 2019 By Ray Proper

While less than 1% of the population of Japan identifies themselves as Christian, Japanese families still look forward to and enjoy...[ Click to read more ]

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Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper, and Lights in Nagoya

Nov 09, 2019 By Ray Proper

Holidays in Japan are bright and colorful affairs, and Nagoya is no exception to this rule. If you are looking for...[ Click to read more ]

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Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper, and Lights in Tokyo

By Ray Proper

The holidays in Tokyo are a bright and colorful affair! If you are looking for decorations, lights, or other holiday materials...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Illumination in Tokyo

Oct 29, 2019 By Ray Proper

Christmas Day in Japan is just another working day for the most part.  The most interesting facet of the Christmas...[ Click to read more ]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Nagoya

Oct 21, 2019 By Ray Proper

The Japanese are very conscious of the seasons changing around them, often celebrating little, or not so little, milestones between...[ Click to read more ]

Family Friendly Halloween Activities in Tokyo 2019

Sep 11, 2019 By Ray Proper

Once upon a time in Tokyo, celebrating Halloween meant dressing up in a costume and riding the Yamanote Line around the...[ Click to read more ]

Find Your Halloween Costume in Tokyo

Sep 10, 2019 By Ray Proper

Halloween is rapidly approaching so get your costume soon because leaving your costume to the last minute and dressing as...[ Click to read more ]

The Nagoya Festival

Sep 05, 2019 By Ray Proper

The Nagoya Festival is held annually on the third Saturday and Sunday of October.  The main attraction is a parade,...[ Click to read more ]