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Meguro Sanma Festival: Thanks for all the (free) fish!

Aug 20, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

It’s no secret that Japan is a seafood lover’s paradise. Everything that swims, crawls or otherwise calls any body of...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Cat Cafés in Kansai

Aug 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Big cities in Japan are known for their vibrant energy, but sometimes residents and tourists want a break from all...[ Click to read more ]

Eerie Places to Visit in Kansai

Aug 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

“The Ring”, “The Grudge”, “Dark Water”... Japan in recent times is known for some of the scariest movies. Fans of...[ Click to read more ]

Booze Cruising on the Toyohashi Noryo Beer Tram

Aug 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Of the fact that Japan likes to have a drink or two, there can be no doubt. This is the...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Learn Martial Arts in Kobe

Aug 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Martial arts activities have long been a staple in Japanese life with both children and adults enrolling in self-defense classes...[ Click to read more ]

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Water Sports You Can Try in Kobe

Aug 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Whether you're looking for an indoor swim or some outdoor action in a boat or on a surfboard, you can...[ Click to read more ]

Stepping Back in Time at the Arimatsu Float Festival

Aug 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Sometimes when you visit festivals, with everyone dressed in their finest kimono or yukata, the street stalls lining the streets,...[ Click to read more ]

Going Potty over the Setomono Matsuri

Aug 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Although Japan has one of the oldest ceramic traditions in the world, with earthenwares being created as early as the...[ Click to read more ]

Japanese Sports You May Not Be Aware Of

Aug 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Everyone knows the famous Japanese sports like sumo, karate, and judo. However, a number of other traditional sports play an...[ Click to read more ]

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Get Hooked on Family Fishing in Aichi

Aug 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

It should come as no surprise that, being an island nation crisscrossed with rivers and spotted with freshwater lakes, Japan...[ Click to read more ]