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Mountain Biking in Japan

Mar 21, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Being such a mountainous country, Japan is a fantastic place to go mountain biking. There are excellent spots at which...[ Click to read more ]

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Hiroshima Toyo Carp Baseball

Mar 21, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Baseball in Japan Nippon Professional Baseball (playing a role similar to the USA’s MLB) consists of two leagues, the Central...[ Click to read more ]

Rock Climbing Gyms in Kobe

Mar 17, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Japan has many mountains to scale and many rock climbing gyms if you want to do supervised climbing or try...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagoya Agricultural Centre

Mar 16, 2021 By Bert Wishart

With spring well and truly in full swing and the weather improving day by day, now is a great time...[ Click to read more ]

Road Trips in Kansai

Mar 15, 2021 By Justin Hanus

The Kansai region is a great part of Japan to discover by car. Beyond the big cities Kyoto, Osaka, and...[ Click to read more ]

Pretty in Pink – Finding Hiroshima’s Beautiful Plum Blossoms

Feb 26, 2021 By Bert Wishart

While the cherry blossom is the flower that tends to dominate the imagination of Japanese botanic appreciation, it is perhaps...[ Click to read more ]

Explore Japan’s Most Interesting – and Strange – Museums

Feb 26, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Whether it is to pass the time on your own, a destination for a first date, a way to entertain...[ Click to read more ]

Do You Like Nagoya Men? Delving into Nagoya’s Noodle Dish, Kishimen

Feb 26, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Throughout Asia, noodles are considered one of the staple foods. This is particularly true in Japan, where there are numerous...[ Click to read more ]

Discover Kure’s Maritime History at the Yamato Museum

Feb 26, 2021 By Bert Wishart

As a major port on the Seto Inland Sea, Kure has a rich maritime history, with a naval and industrial...[ Click to read more ]

Alive and Rocking – See Local Music at Hiroshima’s Great Live Houses

Feb 26, 2021 By Bert Wishart

With just a cursory look at Japanese television, you would be forgiven for believing that Japan's music industry was an...[ Click to read more ]