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New Japanese Sports for 2020 Olympics

Mar 22, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_34896" align="aligncenter" width="650"] An Olympic athlete waits at a starting line[/caption] The committee in charge of sports nomination for...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting Hot Under the Collar at Tejikara Fire Festival

Mar 22, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

I sometimes worry about the Japanese and their propensity for dangerous festivals. With logs hurtling down hills, submergence in icy...[ Click to read more ]

Things to do in Tokyo For Golden Week 2018

Mar 21, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Golden week is the longest public holiday period in Japan, and many residents make a trip abroad, or to a...[ Click to read more ]

What is Golden Week?

Mar 21, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is a nation that famously takes their working week very seriously. Hours are often long and hard and, as...[ Click to read more ]

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Inuyama Festival Near Nagoya

Mar 21, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Not content with being the site of Japan's oldest (and arguably most elegant) castle, or being a staggeringly beautiful city,...[ Click to read more ]

Calling 119 for Emergency Assistance in Japan

Mar 20, 2018 By Ray Proper

Dial 119 for fire department or medical services Dial 110 for police 119 in Japan is a direct-dial free emergency...[ Click to read more ]

Chubu Walkathon and International Charity Festival

Mar 15, 2018 By Ray Proper

The Chubu Walkathon is back!  This exciting event raises money for charity, and offers a great family friendly day in the...[ Click to read more ]

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Things to do in Nagoya During Golden Week 2018

Mar 13, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Golden week is the longest public holiday in Japan (April 28 to May 6, 2018), and many residents make a...[ Click to read more ]

Kobayashi Otolaryngology, Nagoya, Tenpaku

Mar 08, 2018 By Oshima

Kobayashi Otolaryngology(こばやし耳鼻科) Branches of medicine:  Otolaryngology Address: 1-1510 Iguchi, Tenpaku-ku, Nagoya Aichi 468-0052 Telephone:  052-804-8833 Website: http://www.koba-orl.com Office Hour:    Mon...[ Click to read more ]

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Cherry Blossom Days in Japan

Feb 26, 2018 By Admin

Hanami, or "flower viewing,"  especially cherry blossoms, with friends and family is one of the best times to be in...[ Click to read more ]

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