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Onsen In and Around Hiroshima

Nov 27, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Hot springs, or ‘onsen,’ are a great idea any time of year, but there’s something about being outside and up...[ Click to read more ]

Ise’s Oyster Eating Extravaganza in Mie

Nov 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

In much of the world, oysters are considered something of a delicacy. They are an aphrodisiac, they are rare, and thanks...[ Click to read more ]

Japanese New Years’ Traditions

Nov 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

New Year is the main holiday of the year in Japan and the country shuts down for several days as...[ Click to read more ]

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Santa and Friends Nagoya -Caring for Nagoya’s Orphans

Nov 25, 2018 By Ray Proper

[spacer height="10px"] Santa and Friends Nagoya has been caring for Nagoya's orphans, and providing an opportunity for people to participate...[ Click to read more ]

Hatsumode in Tokyo – Shrines to Visit for New Years

Nov 25, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Celebrating New Year in Japan is all about 'firsts'. Perhaps the most important ‘first’ is the first trip to a...[ Click to read more ]

Hatsumode in Nagoya – Shrines to Visit for New Years

Nov 24, 2018 By First Admin

Oshogatsu, or New Years, is  the most important holiday in Japan. Businesses shut down January 1 to January 3, families gather...[ Click to read more ]

Hatsumode in Kobe – Shrines to Visit for New Years

Nov 22, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Japan has only been doing New Year’s celebrations since 1873, when the country adopted the Gregorian calendar of the West....[ Click to read more ]

Buying a Christmas Tree in Nagoya 2018

Nov 21, 2018 By Ray Proper

If you are in the market for a Christmas Tree to liven up your holiday season you with trim and presents,...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Nagoya

Nov 21, 2018 By Ray Proper

Nagoya has very good food, and there are a lot of options available to you on a day to day...[ Click to read more ]