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Expat Clubs in Kumamoto

Sep 28, 2022 By Justin Hanus

If you've moved to Kumamoto prefecture from overseas, you will likely be interested in making links with international and expat...[ Click to read more ]

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Who is Kumamon?

Sep 28, 2022 By Justin Hanus

All the prefectures in Japan have mascots, but Kumamon — the one from Kumamoto — is special. As well as...[ Click to read more ]

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Tokyo’s Whisky Bars

Sep 28, 2022 By Michael Stigall

When it comes to alcohol and Japan, the first thing to come to mind for the longest time was sake....[ Click to read more ]

The Tokyo Metro Museum

Sep 28, 2022 By Michael Stigall

One great thing about living in Tokyo is the trains and subways that crisscross the megalopolis. Most of us use...[ Click to read more ]

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A Guide to Onsen and Super Sento in and around Tokyo

Sep 28, 2022 By Michael Stigall

The onsen is one thing that immediately comes to mind when one thinks of Japan, and it's no mystery why....[ Click to read more ]

Seven Spooky Japanese Halloween Costume Ideas

Sep 27, 2022 By Bert Wishart

So, Halloween is coming and you are getting ready to dust off that old ghost, vampire or witch costume that you...[ Click to read more ]

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Osu Street Performers’ Festival

Sep 17, 2022 By Bert Wishart

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 ]

Where to Live in Kobe: The Best Neighborhoods

Aug 31, 2022 By Justin Hanus

As the seventh-most populated city in the country, it should come as no surprise that Kobe is made up of...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Restaurants in Kumamoto

Aug 31, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Kumamoto has excellent food. As well as several specialties like Kumamoto ramen, aka beef bowl, and taipien, you’ll find delicious...[ Click to read more ]

Yoga Classes in Kobe

Aug 31, 2022 By Justin Hanus

Yoga, a staple exercise and well-being activity in certain parts of the world for many years, has grown in popularity...[ Click to read more ]

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