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How to Ride a Motorcycle Legally in Japan

Feb 28, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

If you’re living in one of the many urban areas in Japan, chances are you may choose to live car-free...[ Click to read more ]

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Parks and Green Areas in Aichi

Feb 27, 2019 By Admin

Feeling the need to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city? Refer to the map below to discover...[ Click to read more ]

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Ankake Spaghetti, Nagoya’s Italian Treat

Feb 27, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

From soba to ramen, udon to somen, hiyamugi to shirataki, Japanese cuisine is blessed with a wide variety of of...[ Click to read more ]

Do You Know Nags? Nagoya’s Hidden Gems – Part 3

Feb 27, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Whether you have been here for a few weeks or know the city like the back of your hand, Nagoya...[ Click to read more ]

Must See Shrines and Temples of Nagoya

Feb 26, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is served by two predominant religions: Shinto and Buddhism. Shinto is a form of ancestor worship and is the...[ Click to read more ]

Arima Onsen: Come On In, the Water’s Fine

Feb 25, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The mapmakers say Arima Onsen is a part of Kobe but it is way on the other side of Mount...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Five Hanami Sites near Hiroshima

Feb 25, 2019 By Admin

Hanami is what the Japanese call "flower viewing,"  especially cherry blossoms (桜 sakura) with friends and family. In modern practice,...[ Click to read more ]

The Wonderful World of Yakitori – Meat on a Stick Explained

Feb 25, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is famous for its food, but for some reason, 'yakitori' is rarely talked about when we consider classic local...[ Click to read more ]

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Partying Nagoya Style: Meieki’s best Izakayas

Feb 25, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When it comes to going out for drinks, in Japan, they do things a little differently than back home. Whereas...[ Click to read more ]

Eat Your Noodles (Hiroshima Edition!)

Feb 25, 2019 By Matt Mangham

Everyone loves noodles, and it’s easy to see why. For less than 1000 JPY, you’ll walk out of a good...[ Click to read more ]