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Setsubun Festivals in Tokyo

Jan 25, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

So you survived oshogatsu (Japanese New Year's) and are looking forward to the end of March and the blooming of...[ Click to read more ]

Setsubun Festivals in Nagoya “That Bean-Throwing Festival”

Jan 25, 2020 By Ray Proper

Setsubun, or "That Bean-Throwing Festival," celebrates the beginning of spring in Japan. Celebrated yearly on February 3 as part of...[ Click to read more ]

‘Jewels of the Sea’ Miyajima Oyster Festival near Hiroshima

Jan 23, 2020 By Jade Brischke

Although Hiroshima is famous for its oysters throughout the year, it is during winter, in the coldest month of February...[ Click to read more ]

8 Most Popular Dessert Shops in Kobe

Jan 23, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kobe isn’t just famous for their beef; their desserts are also equally popular for tourists and locals alike. After a...[ Click to read more ]

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Valentines Day and White Day in Japan

Jan 22, 2020 By Ray Proper

Valentine's Day in Japan - February 14th In Japan, the "Craziness of Valentine's Day" falls mainly on the women. Unlike most...[ Click to read more ]

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Tips for Staying Warm in the Winter in Japan

Jan 21, 2020 By Justin Hanus

The weather can be quite extreme in Japan. Whereas there are sweltering-hot days in the summer, the winter can bring...[ Click to read more ]

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Exercise Activities in Kobe

Jan 21, 2020 By Justin Hanus

With the new year underway, many people will have made resolutions to lose those extra Christmas pounds or embark on...[ Click to read more ]

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Great Street Food in Kansai

Jan 21, 2020 By Justin Hanus

There are plenty of street food outlets across Kansai for those looking for food-on-the-go. Street food gives you the chance...[ Click to read more ]

A Big Part of Nagoya’s Community: Small World

Dec 28, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

One of the hardest things when coming to a new country is not only getting to know people but also...[ Click to read more ]

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