H&R Group Blog

CoCo Ichiban Curry: “Briskly, Sharply, and with a Smile.”

May 05, 2015 By Ray Proper

Many people are not aware of it, but Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, or just CoCo Ichiban as it is often called,...[ Click to read more ]

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Volunteer Opportunities in Nagoya

Apr 26, 2015 By Ray Proper

Volunteering has a lot of upsides and few downsides to it.  It is a great way to meet new people...[ Click to read more ]

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Clubs and Groups in Nagoya

Apr 23, 2015 By Ray Proper

If you are new to Nagoya you may find yourself wanting to get out and meet people. One of the hardest parts...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament

Apr 16, 2015 By Ray Proper

Seeing a sumo match is an important check mark completing any extended visit to Japan.   Sumo is the Japanese sport...[ Click to read more ]

Japanese Cooking Classes in Tokyo

Apr 14, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Food shopping in Japan has a reputation for being a touch on the expensive side, and as you wander the aisles of...[ Click to read more ]

F.C. Tokyo: A Rags to Soccer Riches Story

Apr 13, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is a nation that thrives on its sporting endeavors, and while it may be baseball that grabs most of...[ Click to read more ]

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Ice Hockey in Nagoya

Apr 02, 2015 By Ray Proper

Did you know there are at least 5 ice hockey teams in and around Nagoya? From children’s to adult teams,...[ Click to read more ]

HSBC Sevens World Series Tokyo Sevens

Mar 13, 2015 By

Rugby sevens is a variation of the standard rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players, instead...[ Click to read more ]

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Japanese Festival (matsuri) Food Explained

Mar 05, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

The arrival of spring means only one thing in Japan: hanami. Hanami is a great time when people get together in...[ Click to read more ]

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Noritake Garden – Nagoya’s Ceramic Star

Feb 27, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Aichi is well known as a centre of Japanese industry, but what is less well known is that it is also...[ Click to read more ]