H&R Group Blog

Splish, Splash, Sploosh!: Your Guide to Tokyo’s Waterparks

Jun 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

When the air outside is thick with humidity, cicadas begin their endless chirping, the stores start stocking endless varieties of...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour Tokyo: Kichijoji

Jun 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

It’s been awhile since I last introduced a part of Tokyo you may not be so familiar with, so this...[ Click to read more ]

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Rock (Climbing) And Roll – Bouldering in Nagoya

Jun 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Every now and again something pops up in the zeitgeist that comes right out of left field. Some of these...[ Click to read more ]

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Cupcakes or Muffins? Why Not Do Both?

Jun 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Whether you are throwing a small party, want something to pair with your coffee, have kids who deserve a tasty...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima Asa Zoological Garden

Jun 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

If you’re just visiting Hiroshima, or here for a few months, you can probably give this a miss and look...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima Port Dream Fireworks

Jun 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Summer in Japan just doesn’t quite work without taking in at least one fireworks show. Hiroshima has several, but the...[ Click to read more ]

Mitaki Temple

Jun 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Mitaki Temple (or Mitaki-dera) isn’t as off the beaten path as it once was. All the online references to a...[ Click to read more ]

Dive in Kobe Places to Swim this Summer

Jun 24, 2018 By Justin Hanus

With temperatures rising for the summer it can be easy to resort to staying inside as often as possible. Though...[ Click to read more ]

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Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo

Jun 24, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Fireworks and summer festivals are arguably the best part of summertime in Japan, with days spent wearing yukata and jinbei...[ Click to read more ]

See the Best of Kansai’s Fireworks Displays

Jun 23, 2018 By Justin Hanus

One of the most exciting aspects of Japanese summers is the multitude of dazzling fireworks displays to enjoy. Originally, fireworks...[ Click to read more ]