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Grape Picking Around Aichi

Jul 12, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_32986" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Grape Picking in Okazaki[/caption] Fruit picking is a popular family activity in Japan, and farms across...[ Click to read more ]

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Gozan no Okuribi – Kyoto’s Obon Fire-Fest

Jul 11, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

The festival of Obon, a buddhist celebration of ancestors, is celebrated across Japan from the 13th-15th of August (excepting some...[ Click to read more ]

Magome to Tsumago: Walking the Nakasendo Way

Jun 29, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

During the Edo era the Tokkaido and the Nakasendo roads were the two main routes that connected the new capital...[ Click to read more ]

English Language Yoga Classes in Tokyo

Jun 29, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

With its combination of strength, stamina and flexibility, there are very few forms of exercise that gets your body into...[ Click to read more ]

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The Orix Buffaloes – It’s Baseball, Japanese Style

Jun 28, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Baseball is considered the biggest spectator sport in Japan but if you find yourself at a Nippon Professional Baseball league...[ Click to read more ]

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There Is No Other Place in the World Like Tottori’s Sand Museum

Jun 28, 2017 By Justin Hanus

At Japan's one-of-a-kind Sand Museum, the art has as much in common with the sand sculptures built at the beach...[ Click to read more ]

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Suma Aqualife Park: A Full Day of Fun at Suma Beach in Kobe

Jun 28, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is a city built on the water and Suma Seaside Park is the people's link to the sea. Suma...[ Click to read more ]

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Cutting the Rug Japanese Style – Take a Japanese Dance Class with WAK

Jun 28, 2017 By Justin Hanus

For the first 40 years of her life Michi Ogawa was "an ordinary housewife with no experience working outside the...[ Click to read more ]

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Buy Fresh, Eat Healthy, Cook Simple – The Farmers’ Market in Kobe Sannomiya

Jun 28, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Only about 20% of the land in Japan is suitable for growing crops. Even so, most of the country's population...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagoya Summer Fireworks Festivals – Hanabi 2018

Jun 28, 2017 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 ]