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Art Museums around Hiroshima

Mar 26, 2019 By Matt Mangham

I wrote elsewhere this month about where to look for live music in Hiroshima. Now let’s talk a little about...[ Click to read more ]

International Festival of Extreme Sports

Mar 26, 2019 By Matt Mangham

For three days in April, downtown Hiroshima will take on a new vibe as crowds of breakdancers, freestyle BMX riders,...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Baseball – The Chunichi Dragons

Mar 26, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of Japanese sports, there is a good chance that a martial art comes to mind. However, if...[ Click to read more ]

Planning Your Visit to a Sumo-Beya

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Attending a match at a sumo tournament is just one way to experience real-life sumo. Another is to visit a...[ Click to read more ]

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Good Places to Meet Expats in Kobe

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

With around 44,000 foreign nationals living in the city, Kobe has a sizeable expat community that includes many Americans and...[ Click to read more ]

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Interesting Facts About Kansai

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The second most populous region of Japan after Kanto, Kansai has been a historically important part of the country with...[ Click to read more ]

Great Bars in Kobe

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe has a vibrant nightlife and bar scene that while perhaps not being as busy or diverse as nearby Osaka,...[ Click to read more ]

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Why Visit the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

It may seem like a strange concept to have an entire museum dedicated to instant ramen, but the Cup Noodles...[ Click to read more ]

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Iwate’s Great Buddha of Morioka

Mar 22, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Nara has one 15m high, Kamakura has one 13m high, and the city of Morioka, the capital of Iwate Prefecture,...[ Click to read more ]

Belgian Beer Weekend Nagoya

Mar 21, 2019 By Ray Proper

The famous Belgian Beer Weekend traditionally takes place the first weekend of September at the beautiful “Grand Place of Brussels."...[ Click to read more ]

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