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JR Kanto Area Pass and Tokyo Wide Pass

Nov 17, 2015 By Bert Wishart

   One of the great things about living in Japan is its frankly amazing public transport system. It is easy...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan Monkey Park, Inuyama

Nov 17, 2015 By Bert Wishart

There are many great draws to the historic city of Inuyama in northern Aichi Prefecture, but none are perhaps so...[ Click to read more ]

How to Experience Kobe Without a Yen in Your Pocket

Nov 17, 2015 By Justin Hanus

The cosmopolitan port city of Kobe is one of Japan's biggest and busiest. Tucked into a nook between the Rokko...[ Click to read more ]

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Disconnect Your Car Battery Before Long Trips

Nov 08, 2015 By Ray Proper

The expat lifestyle in Japan often means long durations of time spent abroad, and away from your vehicle. Before you...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Meshi Expo

Oct 20, 2015 By Bert Wishart

In Japan, the cuisine of a local region is something of which to be particularly - sometimes fiercely - proud,...[ Click to read more ]

Sightseeing in Kobe

Oct 16, 2015 By

If you find yourself in the Kansai region, the lovely port city of Kobe offers interesting history, colorful culture, architectural...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan’s Best Onsen Towns

Oct 14, 2015 By Bert Wishart

As temperatures around the country fall, now is the perfect time to indulge in the Japanese pastime of onsen. Best described as...[ Click to read more ]

Yokohama Day Trip – Five Fun Things for the Family

Oct 14, 2015 By Bert Wishart

Despite being the second largest city in Japan, the port city of Yokohama sometimes gets dismissed as a satellite town...[ Click to read more ]

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Hattori Daily Farm in Kanagawa

Oct 09, 2015 By

Since 1969 the Hattori Daily Farm in Kanagawa has raised dairy cows on green pastures not that far away from Tokyo.  Hattori...[ Click to read more ]

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Five Great Sushi Restaurants in Tokyo

Oct 08, 2015 By Bert Wishart

When you first arrived in Japan you were no doubt asked, possibly on a daily basis, "what Japanese food do...[ Click to read more ]