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Places to Visit on a Walking Tour of Gion in Kyoto

Aug 18, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Gion is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Kyoto. It is famous for being the entertainment district of the city...[ Click to read more ]

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The Tokyo Fire Museum

Aug 18, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Since becoming a resident here almost a decade ago, Tokyo’s massive number of people and buildings packed into the smallest...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Tokyo’s Koenji

Aug 17, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Situated on the JR Chuo Line about 15 minutes west of Shinjuku station and just west of Nakano, Koenji is...[ Click to read more ]

Escape Hiroshima’s Rat-Race and Head to… Tomonoura!

Aug 14, 2021 By Jade Brischke

As summer winds down and we have cooler mornings and evenings, it is the perfect time of year to consider...[ Click to read more ]

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The Shimanami Kaido trail – Bicycling in Hiroshima

Aug 08, 2021 By Bert Wishart

With the weather finally beginning to cool down, it is time to look back at outdoor activities. Before the long...[ Click to read more ]

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Cycle Routes Near Nagoya

Jul 29, 2021 By Bert Wishart

With the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France already done and Vuelta e Espana soon to come, you may...[ Click to read more ]

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Coffee for Life: Coffee Shops in Hiroshima

Jul 27, 2021 By Hugh Cann

As someone living abroad, I often find myself thinking to things back in my home country and trying to figure...[ Click to read more ]

Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology

Jul 27, 2021 By Bert Wishart

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

Kobe’s Cutest Menace: Wild Boars

Jul 24, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Sometimes the most dangerous animals are not the ones you expect. In the United States, the animal that kills the...[ Click to read more ]

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Teppanyaki in Hiroshima: Showy and Sizzlingly Tasty

Jul 22, 2021 By Hugh Cann

Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cuisine dating back to the post-war period that uses a large iron plate to...[ Click to read more ]