H&R Group Blog

Let’s Tour: Jimbocho Books District in Tokyo

Oct 23, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

If you’ve been hanging around Tokyo (or following our Let’s Tour Tokyo series) long enough, you’ll have no doubt found there’s...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Champagne Ball & Awards Evening

Oct 23, 2019 By Admin

The 2019 ACCJ / TJCS Champagne Ball is all set for: Friday, November 15th at Hilton Nagoya. We are working...[ Click to read more ]

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The Nipponbashi Street Festa in Osaka

Oct 18, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Back in 2005, Osaka was not nearly as popular a tourist destination as it is today. The city decided to...[ Click to read more ]

Kansai’s Most Popular Winter Meals

Oct 18, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The Japanese have many hearty winter meals served at festivals and family gatherings during the colder months. Each region has...[ Click to read more ]

How to See Kobe on a Budget

Oct 18, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Traveling around Japan can be expensive, but it’s still possible to visit any city in the country if you’re on...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Cinemas in Kobe

Oct 18, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you're an expat living in Japan, you'll find that going to the cinema isn't all that different from what...[ Click to read more ]

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Miso – Japan’s Condiment of Choice for 1000 Years

Oct 14, 2019 By Justin Hanus

There was a time when miso was only eaten by nobility and monks. It was strictly forbidden for commoners to...[ Click to read more ]

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Scouting in Nagoya

Sep 28, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When Lord Baden Powell published the first edition of 'Scouting for Boys', a guidebook of survival techniques he learned during...[ Click to read more ]

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Making sense of the Consumption Tax rate hike

Sep 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

It’s officially happening after many delays and false starts, Japan’s consumption tax (消費税 shohizei) will go from 8% to 10%...[ Click to read more ]

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