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Firefighting Display in Kobe’s Meriken Park 2019

Dec 21, 2018 By Justin Hanus

There is a lot that needs to be protected from burning in Japan. The forests are sacred and wood is...[ Click to read more ]

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What’s the Deal with Sampuru?

Dec 20, 2018 By Justin Hanus

If you’ve spent any time in Japan, you will have seen the tantalizing array of food in the restaurant windows....[ Click to read more ]

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Vegan Food in Kobe

Dec 17, 2018 By Justin Hanus

With the new year comes new year’s resolutions. Whether your goal is to become vegan (or vegetarian) or you’re looking...[ Click to read more ]

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Soul Food House in Azabujuban

Dec 13, 2018 By

Soul Food House, located in Tokyo's Azabujuban neighborhood, about 3 minutes from Azabu Juban Station, is the real deal.  Mississippi...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagoya City Science Museum

Dec 12, 2018 By Ray Proper

The Nagoya City Science Museum (NCSM) is a fairly recent addition to the list of things to do in Nagoya....[ Click to read more ]

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Food of Hiroshima

Dec 03, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Most cities in Japan can boast exquisite and marvelous food, and many of them are rightly vaunted for it. Hiroshima,...[ Click to read more ]

Mexican Food in Nagoya

Dec 02, 2018 By Ray Proper

Nagoya has a reasonable number of options available if you are looking for Mexican food. In order of preference, you...[ Click to read more ]

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Let’s Tour Sendai: Getting and Staying There

Nov 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Located about 350 km (220 mi) to the northeast of Tokyo, the City of Sendai makes for a very pleasant...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour – Sendai: What to eat

Nov 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

No review of any part of Japan would be complete without talking about its contributions to the gastronomic scene, and...[ Click to read more ]

How to Use your Suica on the Shinkansen

Nov 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

One of the first things anyone traveling around Tokyo should do is to pick up a Suica or Pasmo transit...[ Click to read more ]

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