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Where to Spend Valentine’s Day in Nagoya

Jan 21, 2023 By Bert Wishart

In his 1977 classic one-hit wonder, John Paul Young sang the immortal lines "Love is in the air, everywhere I...[ Click to read more ]

Valentine’s Day in Kumamoto

Jan 20, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Are you looking to spoil someone on Valentine’s Day this year? Although more of a Western tradition, Valentine’s Day is...[ Click to read more ]

Street Food in Kumamoto

Jan 20, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto is well worth a visit if you're a foodie, as it has a diverse cuisine with unique dishes and...[ Click to read more ]

Best Zoos, Farms and Aquariums in Kumamoto

Jan 20, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Spending time with nature and observing diverse animals and creatures in zoos and aquariums is a great way of relaxing...[ Click to read more ]

Top Lemon-Based Souvenirs from Hiroshima

Jan 20, 2023 By Justin Hanus

The mild climate and low rainfall of Hiroshima are ideal for growing citrus fruits. In fact, the prefecture is the...[ Click to read more ]

Great Shrines for Hatsumode in Kumamoto

Dec 27, 2022 By Justin Hanus

The turn of the year is holiday time in Japan when people are off work to celebrate the New Year...[ Click to read more ]

Unique and Unusual Attractions in Kumamoto

Dec 27, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto is a beautiful prefecture on the island of Kyushu, probably most well-known for the breathtaking Mount Aso and the...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Food in Nagoya

Dec 27, 2022 By Bert Wishart

Unless you are a ski bunny or a masochist, there should be no doubt that winter is the worst of...[ Click to read more ]

Hatsumode in Tokyo – Making Your First Shrine Visit of 2023

Dec 26, 2022 By Michael Stigall

New Years in Japan is laser-focused on firsts. You have your first sunrise of the year, which is very important,...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Illumination in Tokyo

Dec 26, 2022 By Michael Stigall

Christmas time in Tokyo can be a bit surreal. On the one hand, there are Christmas markets, gigantic sales, innumerable...[ Click to read more ]