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Hiking to Koyasan in Wakayama Prefecture

Sep 28, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Wakayama prefecture is home to Koyasan — one of the most popular places for pilgrimages for more than a thousand...[ Click to read more ]

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Sake Breweries in Kobe

Sep 28, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Even if you've never set foot in Japan, there's a good chance you've tried sake, as rice wine is famous...[ Click to read more ]

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Things to Do in Kobe in Autumn

Sep 28, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Autumn – many people’s favorite season. Known for its glorious colors and cooler temperatures, the season makes it the ideal...[ Click to read more ]

Car Sharing Options in Japan

Sep 28, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Car ownership was booming in most economically advanced societies a few years ago. However, the car as a status symbol...[ Click to read more ]

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Fall for Nagoya; What to do in Autumn near Nagoya

Sep 28, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Can you feel that? That feeling that a weight has lifted from your shoulders? That's right, the oppressive Japanese summer...[ Click to read more ]

Hamamatsu, an Eel-y Nice Place to Visit!

Sep 28, 2021 By Bert Wishart

If you live in Nagoya, there is a good chance you already know about hitsumabushi. Many of the locals consider...[ Click to read more ]

Autumn Food in Nagoya

Sep 28, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Ask any Japanese what their favorite season is (there are four seasons in Japan, as you may have heard), and...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s High Rise City Views

Sep 21, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Whether you love or loathe the hustle and bustle of the big city, there are no two ways about it:...[ Click to read more ]

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You’d Batter Believe it! Nagoya’s Okonomiyaki and Monjayaki Restaurants

Aug 31, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Sometimes called Japanese pizza, alternatively Japanese pancakes, Okonomiyaki is a staple Japanese dish from the Kansai region - typically Osaka...[ Click to read more ]

In the Beginning, There Was a Spear… How Japan was Created

Aug 31, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Here's a question I bet you've never asked yourself: Where do countries come from? We tend to take the land...[ Click to read more ]

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