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What to Do with One Day in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Meat lovers often plan day trips to Kobe just to try its most famous food: Kobe beef. In fact, there...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Museums to Visit in Kansai

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you’re interested in culture, history or art, some of the best places to visit are museums. There are some...[ Click to read more ]

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Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology

Jun 17, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

The Toyota Motor Organisation is one of the keystones of Japan's world-renowned manufacturing industry, and since 1926, Toyota has been...[ Click to read more ]

See the Best of Kansai’s Fireworks Displays

Jun 17, 2019 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 ]

Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo

Jun 17, 2019 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 ]

Nagoya Summer Fireworks Festivals – Hanabi 2019

Jun 17, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

For Brits like myself, fireworks displays conjure up memories of cold winter nights, huddling round bonfires and oohing and ahhing...[ Click to read more ]

July Festivals Around Nagoya and Beyond

Jun 13, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Though the air is getting hot and sticky and permanently filled with the perma-drone of cicadas, July is perhaps one...[ Click to read more ]

Baeren: Morioka’s Beer

Jun 13, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Last month I wrote about my favourite places for craft beer. I half expected to receive death threats for failing...[ Click to read more ]

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Five Japanese Authors You Should Read

Jun 13, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

From the stories of twelfth century court life in the world's oldest novel, Murasaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji, to the...[ Click to read more ]

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Cycle Routes Near Nagoya

May 29, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

With the Giro d'Italia already underway and the Grand Tours of France and Spain soon to come, you may be...[ Click to read more ]

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