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Sake’ing it to ya, at the Nayabashi Sake Festival in Ngaoya

Feb 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Forget Asahi, Kirin or Strong Zero, there can be no doubt that the national drink of Japan is sake. ‘Nihonshu’,...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima’s Shukkei-en, A Landscape in Miniature

Feb 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Sometimes you just need to get out of the city for a little while, and sometimes you can’t. In Hiroshima,...[ Click to read more ]

Oagata Shrine Fertility Festival, Celebrating the Power of Femininity

Feb 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

If you have spent any time in Nagoya or its surrounds, then it is a good chance that you have...[ Click to read more ]

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Food & Drink Unique to the Kansai Region

Feb 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

If you're a foodie, a trip to the Kansai region is a must if you visit Japan. Kansai folk love...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe’s Nightlife

Feb 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Are you ready to explore Kobe’s nightlife but are not sure where to go? I have got some great suggestions...[ Click to read more ]

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8 Things to Do on Awaji Island near Kobe

Feb 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Island life is always serene and stress free. There’s that come hither idea of jumping on a boat and going...[ Click to read more ]

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8 Most Popular Samurai Castles in the Kansai Region

Feb 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

The Shogunate has been the most influential and highly esteemed form of government that began in Medieval Japan when the...[ Click to read more ]

8 Most Unique and Fun Themed Cafes and Restaurants in Tokyo

Feb 26, 2018 By Justin Hanus

If you think it’s only in anime, manga, tv shows and movies that Japan can be unique and creative, think...[ Click to read more ]

White Day in Japan – Chocolate, Love and Obligation

Feb 23, 2018 By

In Japan, the "Craziness of Valentine’s Day" falls mainly on women.  In fact, unlike most countries of which I am aware,...[ Click to read more ]

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The Firewalkers Of Mount Takao

Feb 22, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Japan is steeped in many a legendary tale filled with feats of wonder and tests of courage and wit. From...[ Click to read more ]

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