H&R Group Blog

Ise Ebi Matsuri (Lobster Festival)

May 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

For much of the world, there is little more decadent than dining out on lobster. However, here in Japan, lobster...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Up Close and Personal at Nagoya’s Sumo Stables

May 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

The sumo season centers around six fifteen-day major competitions, or 'honbasho', throughout the year, with three events held in Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting Away in Japan: Kanagawa

May 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Though Kanagawa Prefecture is often dismissed as 'that bit next to Tokyo', you shouldn't let its relatively small stature when...[ Click to read more ]

Rice Planting Events in Hiroshima

May 29, 2018 By Matt Mangham

I always recommend venturing out of the city if you can. Rural Hiroshima Prefecture is a knockout, and this is...[ Click to read more ]

Visit Miyoshi City in Hiroshima Prefecture

May 29, 2018 By Matt Mangham

I’ve already tried to lure you out to Mibu’s rice fields this June. At the risk of being too insistent...[ Click to read more ]

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Hiroshima’s Toukasan Festival

May 29, 2018 By Matt Mangham

For four hundred years, Hiroshima’s Toukasan festival has marked the arrival of summer for locals. Stretching over three days on...[ Click to read more ]

Leave Your Mobile Battery Behind with Charge-Spot

May 29, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Back in the days of flip phones, Japan what noted for having some seriously nice phones that could do almost...[ Click to read more ]

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Things to do in Tokyo during Rainy Season

May 29, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

We’ve braved yet another cold winter, sat out under the pink trees during hanami season, and seen it warm up...[ Click to read more ]

Visit the JR East Railway Museum to See Japan’s History Move on Wheels of Steel

May 29, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

A good many visitors to Japan have been known to utter out loud, “there sure are a lot of trains...[ Click to read more ]

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Fuji Rock 20th Anniversary Lineup

May 29, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Fuji Rock is Japan’s biggest music festival and definitely one of the biggest and best in the world. Every year...[ Click to read more ]

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