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Watching TV Shows From Back Home *Legally*

Mar 27, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Oh, what an excellent time to be alive as an expat in Japan! In the not-to-distant past, we were stuck...[ Click to read more ]

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Get Cycling in Tokyo

Mar 27, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When living in and around a sprawling metropolis such as Tokyo, getting from A to B can mean that you...[ Click to read more ]

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Things Kansai Gave to the World

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

A former economic and cultural capital of Japan, Kansai played an important part in global innovation that continues today. Here...[ Click to read more ]

Things to do While Practicing Social-Distancing

Mar 25, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Thanks to the recent COVID-19 pandemic affecting much of the globe, pretty much every public health office recommends people minimize...[ Click to read more ]

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Who Were the Samurai?

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Everyone has heard of samurai, but a minority would be able to tell you who they were and what they...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Places to Eat Kaiseki in Kobe

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kobe may be famous for its beef, but the city is a culinary center. While you’re in Kobe, you should...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Find the Best Beers in Kansai

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kansai is a well-known region of Japan for cuisine. What's not so widely known is that the area is also...[ Click to read more ]

Top Hanami Sites near Hiroshima

Mar 25, 2020 By Admin

Hanami is what the Japanese call "flower viewing,"  especially cherry blossoms (桜 sakura) with friends and family. In modern practice,...[ Click to read more ]

Rack Them Up! Five Places to Play Pool and Billiards in Nagoya

Mar 18, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

"Show me a man who is good at pool, and I'll show you a man who had a misspent youth,"...[ Click to read more ]

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