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Styles of Japanese Martial Arts and How They Differ

Jan 18, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Across the world, there are more than 180 styles of martial arts. Most of them originate from Asia, and many...[ Click to read more ]

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Popular Winter Meals in Kansai

Jan 15, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Japan is a country that prides itself on distinct seasonal dishes, with winter being the time when the hotpots traditionally...[ Click to read more ]

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Spring Days Out in Kobe

Jan 15, 2021 By Justin Hanus

As the spring season approaches, we are naturally gripped by the urge to get out and make the most of...[ Click to read more ]

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Holistic Hobbies in Japan: Railfanning

Dec 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

This another in a series of wellness articles we’re producing in order to both introduce some new ways to enjoy...[ Click to read more ]

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Winter Walks in Kobe

Dec 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

What better way to shake off any winter lethargy or periods of over-eating than heading out for a refreshing walk...[ Click to read more ]

How Do Japanese Children Spend Their Time?

Dec 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Moving to Japan is not just a culture shock for adults — it can be quite a transition for children,...[ Click to read more ]

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Festivals in Kyoto You Should Know About

Dec 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

For more than a thousand years, Kyoto was the capital city of Japan. Today it is a major cultural center....[ Click to read more ]

Ditching the Big 3 – Alternatives (that is, cheaper) Cell Phone Providers

Dec 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Do you remember when cell phones were a thing of ridicule? When you were in a coffee shop, in a...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting To Know You: Nagoya Port

Dec 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

To the south of the city, Nagoya's port is one of Japan's busiest, servicing the country's central region of Japan,...[ Click to read more ]

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Rock (Climbing) And Roll – Bouldering in Hiroshima

Dec 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Now and again, something pops up in the zeitgeist that comes right out of left field. Some of these things...[ Click to read more ]