H&R Group Blog

Great Places to Spot Wildlife in Kansai

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

People often associate Japan with busy neon-lit modern cities, but there are plenty of beautiful open spaces across the country...[ Click to read more ]

Night Clubbing in Kobe

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is not quite on the New York levels of “city that never sleeps” but there is plenty going on...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Play Pool in Kobe

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Playing pool is one of the most popular pub games and you can find bars and halls the world over...[ Click to read more ]

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Why You Need to Pay a Visit to Himeji

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

One of the smaller cities in Kansai, Himeji is less well-known than places like Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto. The city...[ Click to read more ]

When Did Manga Become So Popular?

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Although manga comic books are popular throughout the world, in Japan reading manga is a very common pastime for people...[ Click to read more ]

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Tokyo Ramen Show 2019

Sep 23, 2019 By Admin

Ramen is classic Japanese food.  If you ask a random person, foreign or Japanese, male or female, what their favorite food...[ Click to read more ]

Japan’s Coffee Culture is Super Caffeinated – UCC Coffee Museum in Kobe

Sep 14, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The image of Japan around the world is that of a country where the main beverages are green tea and...[ Click to read more ]

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Family Friendly Halloween Activities in Tokyo 2019

Sep 11, 2019 By Ray Proper

Once upon a time in Tokyo, celebrating Halloween meant dressing up in a costume and riding the Yamanote Line around the...[ Click to read more ]

Rokko Island Halloween Harvest Festival in Kobe 2019

Sep 08, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you’re in the area, you should check out the Rokko Island Halloween and Harvest Festival.  This festival is one...[ Click to read more ]

Osu Street Performers’ Festival

Sep 07, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

October brings the Nagoya Festival, a massive parade throughout the city celebrating three great warriors and historical leaders connected to the city: Oda...[ Click to read more ]