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Cooling off with a Dip – Summer Swimming in Hiroshima

Jun 28, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Hiroshima is known for many things, but in summer it is known for humidity, and if not accustomed, the heat...[ Click to read more ]

Beaches Around Tokyo

Jun 27, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

As the summer heat rises it’s tempting to retire to your air conditioned room with your neck tie fan on...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Beaches in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is a vibrant city famous for its beef, port, lush parks, and of course, Mount Rokko. What's not so...[ Click to read more ]

Classic Films Set in Kansai

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Movies can be a great way of introducing people to exciting and scenic locations around the world and many films...[ Click to read more ]

Popular Neighborhoods for Expats in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is a major Japanese port city and the country's sixth largest municipality. Influenced by western cultures since the 19th...[ Click to read more ]

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What to Do with One Day in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Meat lovers often plan day trips to Kobe just to try its most famous food: Kobe beef. In fact, there...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Museums to Visit in Kansai

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you’re interested in culture, history or art, some of the best places to visit are museums. There are some...[ Click to read more ]

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Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology

Jun 17, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

The Toyota Motor Organisation is one of the keystones of Japan's world-renowned manufacturing industry, and since 1926, Toyota has been...[ Click to read more ]

See the Best of Kansai’s Fireworks Displays

Jun 17, 2019 By Justin Hanus

One of the most exciting aspects of Japanese summers is the multitude of dazzling fireworks displays to enjoy. Originally, fireworks...[ Click to read more ]