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Getting Your Scooter License in Nagoya

Jul 19, 2013 By Ray Proper

If you live in Nagoya itself you do not need much in the way of a car or scooter to...[ Click to read more ]

Escape the Heat of Tokyo at the Aquarium!

Jul 17, 2013 By Ray Proper

Summer in Tokyo is hot, humid, and generally uncomfortable.  Walking outside for any length of time in the summer's heat...[ Click to read more ]

Play Mini Golf at Tsurumai Park

Jul 14, 2013 By First Admin

You can play mini golf, "putt putt" or "baby golf," in Japanese, at Tsurumai Park Baby Golf at Tsuruma Park...[ Click to read more ]

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Six Things You Should Know About Tokyo

Jul 09, 2013 By Ray Proper

You might be interested in this article from The History Channel in the US, "Six Things You Should Know About...[ Click to read more ]

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International Mothers Community in Yokohama (IMCY)

Jul 09, 2013 By Ray Proper

International Mothers Community in Yokohama (IMCY) is a group for international mothers who live and raise children in Yokohama. There...[ Click to read more ]

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Kawadoko: Riverside Terrace Dining in Kyoto

Jun 14, 2013 By Ray Proper

Its summer, and time for trips! If you are visiting Kyoto this summer, one highly recommended activity is kawadoko, or...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Whiskey Bars

Jun 14, 2013 By Ray Proper

Japanese distiller aims to revolutionize whiskey drinking, focus on new generation of drinkers. Suntory's sales soar after rolling out "highballs", ...[ Click to read more ]

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The Ieyasu And Mikawa Bushi Museum Okazaki

May 30, 2013 By Ray Proper

Within Okazaki Castle and Okazaki Park is a museum dedicated to the Chubu Region's favorite son, Okazaki native Tokugawa Ieyasu,...[ Click to read more ]

What is car-sharing and how does it work in Japan?

May 14, 2013 By Jason Gatewood

Yesterday, your author embarked upon one of the biggest experiments of his life in Japan: I joined a "Car-Share club"....[ Click to read more ]