H&R Group Blog

Yoyogi Park, home of Tokyo’s “World Festivals“

Apr 24, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Situated south of Shinjuku, north of Shibuya and just west of Harajuku, the expanse of lush greenery, rolling hills and...[ Click to read more ]

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Hiroshima’s Takehara and Tomonoura in a Day

Apr 24, 2019 By Matt Mangham

With a nice little string of holidays at the beginning of May, you may be thinking of braving the roads...[ Click to read more ]

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Hikes around Hiroshima

Apr 24, 2019 By Matt Mangham

Winter is well behind us and now is the perfect time for a hike in western Japan, before the rains...[ Click to read more ]

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Roppongi Art Night 2019

Apr 24, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

By day, it’s known for being the home to many Japanese and foreign companies, embassies and organizations. By night, it’s...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan National Correctional Facilities Exhibition in Tokyo

Apr 24, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Spending a weekend in jail is probably not at the top of most people’s list, but if you’ve had a...[ Click to read more ]

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Diving into Hiroshima’s Sakes

Apr 23, 2019 By Matt Mangham

If you’ve only recently moved to Hiroshima, you may not yet be aware that you are in one of Japan’s...[ Click to read more ]

How to Get Your Car Inspected in Japan

Apr 22, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Over the years, we’ve told you about the process of getting a driver’s license and buying cars and motorcycles in...[ Click to read more ]

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Takamatsu Pond in Iwate: A Place for Every Season

Apr 22, 2019 By Jade Brischke

If you’re looking for an easily accessible place to chill-out that’s relatively close to downtown Morioka, why not head to...[ Click to read more ]

Toyota: The Driving Force Behind Aichi’s Prosperity

Apr 22, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Aichi Prefecture is well known for manufacturing, but there is one company that stands head and shoulders above the rest....[ Click to read more ]

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2019 Heisei Abdication & Reiwa Coronation

Apr 20, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Unless you’ve made a concerted effort to avoid Japanese news headlines for the last two years, you already know that...[ Click to read more ]

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