H&R Group Blog

What is Okonomiyaki and Where to Eat It in Hiroshima

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima has plenty of local cuisines, but okonomiyaki stands out as the city's specialty. The dish consists of a batter...[ Click to read more ]

Christmas in Hiroshima

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Expats in Hiroshima can get into the festive spirit in the city as Christmas approaches. Although it’s not an official...[ Click to read more ]

Christmas in Kansai

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Not being a predominantly Christian country, Japan doesn’t celebrate Christmas with quite the same fervour as people in the US,...[ Click to read more ]

Christmas in Kumamoto

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

As we fast approach the holiday season, here are a few ways expats feeling homesick for Christmas can get into...[ Click to read more ]

Wine Tasting in Kumamoto

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

There are several wineries across Kyushu, including a couple in Kumamoto. Visiting one is a great way to learn more...[ Click to read more ]

Great Pubs for Expats in Kumamoto

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto has a vibrant nightlife that draws in locals and foreigners alike. There are many excellent pubs for expats to...[ Click to read more ]

Great Winter Food in Kansai

Nov 29, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Japan can get pretty chilly during the winter months. Fortunately, the country excels when it comes to hearty winter meals....[ Click to read more ]

Winter Fun in Tokyo at Yomiuri Land

Nov 29, 2022 By Michael Stigall

With the famous Disney Resort a relatively short ride from Tokyo Station, it is easy to forget that Tokyo actually...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s Christmas Markets

Nov 28, 2022 By Michael Stigall

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Europe right before the holiday season was underway. One upside...[ Click to read more ]

The Toy Stores of Tokyo

Nov 28, 2022 By Michael Stigall

With Thanksgiving behind us, we are officially into the Christmas season. For most of us in the Capital with children,...[ Click to read more ]