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Hiroshima’s Most Important and Spectacular Shrines and Temples

Jan 29, 2021 By Bert Wishart

While it is perhaps Kyoto that is Japan's best-known city for shrines and temples, it doesn't mean that you have...[ Click to read more ]

Keeping Mentally Fit and Clean with Mindful Time Tracking

Jan 29, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

If you are still here in 2021, congratulations— you survived. 2020 was a veritable dumpster fire of a year for...[ Click to read more ]

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Ice Skating around Kanto (Winter 2021)

Jan 29, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Even with coronavirus still weaving its microbial hooks into every facet of society, The heartbeat of the typical Japanese winter...[ Click to read more ]

Take a Soothing Soak at one of Hiroshima’s Super Hot Spring Spas

Jan 29, 2021 By Bert Wishart

As temperatures around the country plummet, the Japanese winter can seem harsh, particularly if you are not fortunate enough to...[ Click to read more ]

Have a Good ‘Morning’ – Ichinomiya’s Breakfast Tradition

Jan 29, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Japanese cuisine is well known for its delicate flavors, subtlety, and exquisite fragility. However, here in Aichi, we do things...[ Click to read more ]

How to Ride a Motorcycle Legally in Japan

Jan 27, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

If you’re living in one of the many urban areas in Japan, chances are you may choose to live car-free...[ Click to read more ]

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Winter Attractions in Tokyo

Jan 26, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Wintertime around these parts usually means either taking in some winter sports like skiing and snowboarding or soaking in one...[ Click to read more ]

Hey Joe – Nagoya’s Best Coffee Shops

Jan 21, 2021 By Bert Wishart

While stereotype would have it that the Japanese are all nothing but green tea fiends, if you look around, there...[ Click to read more ]

The Top 5 (+2) Parks Around Tokyo

Jan 20, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

The metropolis is a great place to live, but the space available to you isn't always great, and being constantly...[ Click to read more ]

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Styles of Japanese Martial Arts and How They Differ

Jan 18, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Across the world, there are more than 180 styles of martial arts. Most of them originate from Asia, and many...[ Click to read more ]

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