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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 ]

Morioka Marathon: Here for the Long Run

Aug 20, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Summer in Morioka is officially over which means the weather is starting to cool down and runners everywhere are taking...[ Click to read more ]

Art Aquarium Retells an Old Japanese Tradition in a New Way

Jul 30, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Anyone with a penchant for Japanese history and a love of Japanese artistry will recognize the Japanese Goldfish, “Kingyo,” as...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Tower is ‘Lit’ all Summer Long!

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo Tower may have become Tokyo’s second tallest tower thanks to the new SkyTree in Sumida Ward stealing the title...[ Click to read more ]

Light up the Beach at the Enoshima Toro Lantern Festival

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The area to the southwest of Tokyo proper located in Kanagawa Prefecture called Shonan, is known for being a longtime...[ Click to read more ]

Summer Cruises on Tokyo Bay

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

What’s better than attending one of Japan’s summer festivals? Cruising Tokyo Bay while sipping cocktails in your summer yukata! So...[ Click to read more ]

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