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Summer Camping in Nagano, Shiga, and Gifu Prefectures

Aug 29, 2013 By First Admin

You might not think it, but there are opportunities for hiking, climbing and camping around Nagoya. In fact, near by...[ Click to read more ]

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Hangover Helpers in Japan

Aug 24, 2013 By Ray Proper

The day of drinking [caption id="attachment_33403" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ukon no chikara[/caption] The land of the rising sun seems a little...[ Click to read more ]

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Non Hoi Park – Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Garden

Aug 21, 2013 By Ray Proper

Non Hoi Park, or the Toyohashi Comprehensive Zoo and Botanical Garden is a garden, natural history museum, and amusement park...[ Click to read more ]

Japanese Food Shopping 101

Aug 13, 2013 By First Admin

One thing about coming to a country where the main language is not English, you're either tied to the food...[ Click to read more ]

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Disaster or Emergency Messaging: 171 System in Japan

Aug 13, 2013 By Ray Proper

To cope with communications difficulties in the event of an earthquake or other disaster, authorities have designed a message bank...[ Click to read more ]


Mundo Latino – South American Food in Tokyo

Aug 06, 2013 By Ray Proper

If you are searching for food from Brazil, or other South American countries, you may find what you seek at...[ Click to read more ]

My Brasil Mercado – Brazilian Supermarket in Nagoya

Jul 31, 2013 By Ray Proper

Shop for authentic Brazilian groceries and goods at this grocery store in Minato Ward, near Tokai Dori Station. They have...[ Click to read more ]

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Bompreco Mercado – Brazilian Supermarkets in Nagoya

Jul 24, 2013 By First Admin

For some years now I've taken little trips to a Brazilian supermarket, Bompreco Mercado, which has a butcher that sells meat...[ Click to read more ]

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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 ]