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Celebrate Bon Odori By the Kobe Seaside

Jul 25, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Bon Odori festivals are well known as an entertaining and interesting summer events across Japan, and Kobe’s seaside fest is...[ Click to read more ]

Ride the Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus

Jul 19, 2018 By Ray Proper

A good way to get your feet wet if you are new to Nagoya is to try out the “Me-Guru”...[ Click to read more ]

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Gujo Hachiman Bon Dancing Festival in Gifu

Jul 11, 2018 By First Admin

For four magical nights each August, at Gujo Hachiman in Gifu, dancers revelers line the streets until dawn breaks over the...[ Click to read more ]

Symbolism of Japanese Flowers

Jun 29, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Every season of the year, Japan comes into bloom with different flowers. Whereas you’re likely familiar with cherry blossoms, you...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting Away in Japan: Fukui

Jun 27, 2018 By Bert Wishart

Despite being located within Japan's 'Snow Country' and facing out into the Sea of Japan, Fukui Prefecture doesn't quite attract...[ Click to read more ]

What Conveniences are on Offer at Your Local Convenience Store?

Jun 27, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

The ubiquitous conbini that you look to whenever you need to buy a beer, dish soap, hot meal, or even...[ Click to read more ]

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8 Popular Attractions Near Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture

Jun 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

A visit to Japan won’t be complete without a trip to the one of the most famous natural beauties in...[ Click to read more ]

8 Most Popular Street Food to Try in Kobe’s Chinatown

Jun 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Kobe’s Chinatown also widely known as Nankin-machi is one of the three Chinatowns in Japan. Its popular name comes from...[ Click to read more ]

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The Most Popular Temples and Shrines in Kobe

Jun 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Japan is a melting pot of several religions in the East. There are religions that have immigrated from different parts...[ Click to read more ]