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Mihara Shinmei-ichi Daruma Festival in Hiroshima

Jan 26, 2016 By Justin Hanus

If you’ve spent some time in Japan, you’ve probably come across more than a few of those small, round, brightly...[ Click to read more ]

English Speaking Doctors and Dentists in Nagoya

Jan 22, 2016 By Ray Proper

To begin with the most basic, there are two major emergency numbers in Nagoya, Japan. Dialing 110 will connect you...[ Click to read more ]

Sapporo Snow Festival 2016

Jan 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

If you crave the wintery beauty of ice and snow, you might be interested in the Sapporo Snow Festival, where...[ Click to read more ]

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Toyohashi Demon Festival

Jan 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

There are many elements of Japanese folklore that instantly grab the attention, but at this time of year, thanks to...[ Click to read more ]

Skiing in Japan – Spend a Weekend on the Slopes!

Jan 12, 2016 By Ray Proper

While Japan does not traditionally come to mind when you think of skiing, there are literally hundreds and hundreds of...[ Click to read more ]

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The First Month of the Year, Kansai Style!

Dec 24, 2015 By Justin Hanus

With the holidays over and the winter cold setting in, it can be difficult to find reasons to leave your...[ Click to read more ]

Thai Restaurants in Tokyo

Dec 22, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is rightly lauded for being a nation of amazing food. From sashimi to sushi, from nabe to bashimi, there is...[ Click to read more ]

The Great Hanshin/Awaji Earthquake: Kobe Remembers

Dec 21, 2015 By Justin Hanus

Japan is right at the top of the list of world countries facing the most danger from earthquakes. Geologists will...[ Click to read more ]

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