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Mobile Suica Makes Getting Around Japan Easier

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Back in the day, a journey on any of Japan’s rail lines meant you might need a degree in Japanese...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan Brewer’s Cup: The Tournament of Suds 2019

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Please read the following in the voice of one of those monster truck TV spots from back in the day:...[ Click to read more ]

Rugby World Cup Japan 2019

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

While most people around the world know the Summer Olympic Games will be here in Tokyo in 2020, we actually...[ Click to read more ]

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Day trips from Nagoya – Tajimi, Gifu

Dec 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Just over the border from Aichi into Gifu Prefecture is the town of Tajimi, an area renowned for its ceramic...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s January Festivals 2019

Dec 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

In Japan, there is always something to celebrate, and around the country, there are thousands of festivals every year. While the...[ Click to read more ]

Getting to know you: Azabu Juban, Tokyo

Dec 25, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

As one of the most fashionable and exclusive neighborhoods in central Tokyo, Azabu Juban is a fantastic place in which...[ Click to read more ]

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Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2019

Dec 25, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Like food? Silly question right, of course you like food?! If you are looking for the opportunity to sample dishes...[ Click to read more ]

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Skiing in Nagoya: Day and Weekend Trips!

Dec 24, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

There’s nothing more exhilarating than standing on the top of a slope, the pure white snow stretching out below you,...[ Click to read more ]

Fun Things to Do in Kansai 2019

Dec 22, 2018 By Justin Hanus

The New Year is upon us and attention turns for many on resolutions for the year ahead. For those of...[ Click to read more ]

Firefighting Display in Kobe’s Meriken Park 2019

Dec 21, 2018 By Justin Hanus

There is a lot that needs to be protected from burning in Japan. The forests are sacred and wood is...[ Click to read more ]

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