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Talk to the Animals at Asa Zoo in Hiroshima

Oct 28, 2021 By Michael Stigall

As summer turns to autumn, the idea of spending some time outdoors comes to mind as the temperature has finally...[ Click to read more ]

Dream Yosacoy Festival 2021

Oct 19, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Yosakoi dancing started in Kochi in Shikoku around 1954 as a way to celebrate postwar reconstruction, building spirit, and teamwork....[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Kamakura

Oct 19, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Despite being one of the most densely populated parts of the world, containing the capital city and Japan's most significant...[ Click to read more ]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Hiroshima

Oct 15, 2021 By Bert Wishart

The Japanese are proud of the four distinct seasons that Japan offers and is very conscious of changing the seasons...[ Click to read more ]

Best Breakfast Spots in Tokyo

Oct 15, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

You might not know this, but Japanese cuisine was added to UNESCO's intangible heritage list in 2013, meaning the cooking...[ Click to read more ]

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PASPY vs ICOCA: IC Cards in Hiroshima

Sep 29, 2021 By Michael Stigall

When people mention Japan, one of the first things they think of is the fast and efficient means of transportation...[ Click to read more ]

Saijo: The Home of Sake in Hiroshima Prefecture

Sep 29, 2021 By Admin

Hiroshima, or more precisely, Saijo, is known as one of the best sake brewing areas in the whole of Japan....[ Click to read more ]

“Take a hike!” in Hiroshima

Sep 29, 2021 By Michael Stigall

If you arrive in or depart Hiroshima Station from the East on one of the local trains or Shinkansen, you...[ Click to read more ]

The Unko Museum is anything but crappy

Sep 29, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

We knew it was bound to happen eventually; Japan is home to the first restroom-themed restaurant, our toilet technology is...[ Click to read more ]

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Go Vegan in Tokyo

Sep 29, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Choices for dining out in Tokyo are nearly limitless. You can eat your way around the world and dine on...[ Click to read more ]