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The Great Japan Beer Festival Tokyo – Beer Fest 2017

May 11, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

When I first arrived in Japan, I was somewhat disappointed by my perception of limited decent beer selections. It seemed that no...[ Click to read more ]

Vietnam Festival and Vietnamese Restaurants in Tokyo

May 10, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Some years ago, as those with youth and a seeming abundance of time on their hands tend to do, I...[ Click to read more ]

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The Shimanami Kaido trail – Bicycling in Hiroshima

May 08, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Before temperatures begin to soar, spring is a time when the Japanese take advantage of the clement weather to get...[ Click to read more ]

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Get Lost in a Garden of Over 2.5 Million Lilies Blooming on Osaka Bay

Apr 23, 2016 By Justin Hanus

The sakura blossoms might have run their course, but for anyone around Osaka, a new flower season is just beginning...[ Click to read more ]

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Special Extended Hours and Light-Up Events for May in Kyoto

Apr 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

As if the incredible weather and the vibrant greens of springtime weren’t enough to get you out of the house,...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe Matsuri: A Japanese Celebration with Western Influences

Apr 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Although the Kobe Matsuri is a relatively young street festival - it began in 1971 - the roots of the...[ Click to read more ]

Brazil in Aichi – Getting the Best Brazilian Food Around

Apr 12, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

If for some reason you are unable to make it to the Brazilian festival in Hisayaodori this month, there is no...[ Click to read more ]

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Brazillian Festival Nagoya

Apr 08, 2016 By Ray Proper

Brazilian Festival Nagoya is a little slice of Latin America in Hisayaodori Park, Sakae.  You can enjoy a variety of Brazilian foods...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Vegan Gourmet Festival

Apr 06, 2016 By Admin

Among recent arrivals, vegetarians and vegans have it comparably rough in Japan.  If there was ever a country set up...[ Click to read more ]