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Tokyo’s Best Breakfast Spots

Jun 27, 2023 By Michael Stigall

It has been ten years since Japanese cuisine was added to UNESCO's intangible heritage list in 2013. This designation means...[ Click to read more ]

Seeing Seto, a Four-Day Tour Around the Seto Island Sea

Jun 27, 2023 By Bert Wishart

Recently, when enjoying a couple of leisurely afternoon pints in The Hub, my wife Mai and I chatted with an...[ Click to read more ]

Getting To Know You: Nagoya Port

Jun 25, 2023 By Bert Wishart

To the south of the city, Nagoya's port is one of Japan's busiest, servicing the country's central region of Japan,...[ Click to read more ]

Boat Racing in Aichi

Jun 25, 2023 By Bert Wishart

For the uninitiated, criticism of American NASCAR racing tends to center around the fact that it resembles little more than...[ Click to read more ]

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Beaches around Nagoya

Jun 19, 2023 By Bert Wishart

For many people, nothing says summer like a trip to the beach, and though Aichi isn't necessarily famed for its...[ Click to read more ]

Whisky, the King of Japanese Liquors

May 30, 2023 By Bert Wishart

Whether it be a post-work drinking party with coworkers, a cold glass of red wine at home with friends, or...[ Click to read more ]

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Step Back in Time at Gifu Seiryu-Satoyama Park

May 30, 2023 By Bert Wishart

While most people besotted with Japanese history tend to focus on the periods of samurai and geisha, there is more...[ Click to read more ]

Midtown BBQ – Japan’s Best Barbecue Expands to Tokyo

May 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

If you’re as mad about steaks and barbecue as we are here at Japan Info Swap, then you’ll already know...[ Click to read more ]

Pedal Your Way Around Tokyo

May 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

When living in and around a sprawling metropolis like Tokyo, getting from A to B can mean spending half of...[ Click to read more ]