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Best Coffee Houses in Kobe

Jun 17, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is renowned for being one of the most trendy and cosmopolitan cities in the Kansai region, so it's no...[ Click to read more ]

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How to Learn Zazen

Jun 17, 2020 By Justin Hanus

People from around the world are becoming more interested in learning zazen — the Zen style of meditation — due...[ Click to read more ]

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Whisky Galore! Discovering Nagoya’s Whisky Bars

Jun 13, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is, it is fair to say, whiskey crazy. Since it was first produced in the country in around 1870,...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Goes Pop – Finding Nagoya in Popular Culture

Jun 10, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Judging by any popular culture you may come across, you could be fooled into thinking that Japan is separated into...[ Click to read more ]

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Soul Food House in Azabujuban

May 28, 2020 By Admin

Soul Food House, located in Tokyo's Azabujuban neighborhood, about 3 minutes from Azabu Juban Station, is the real deal.  Mississippi...[ Click to read more ]

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Tourist spots to reopen with social distancing measures around Tokyo

May 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

With the last of Japan’s COVID-19 State of Emergency measures lifted May 26, many of Tokyo’s tourist attractions, shopping centers,...[ Click to read more ]

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Yakiniku in Nagoya

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of yakiniku, you probably can't help but think of strips of sumptuous, marbled wagyu beef sizzling on...[ Click to read more ]

Ichiro, a Potted History of Aichi’s Baseball Legend

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Since being introduced to Japan in 1872, baseball has risen to become a national pastime bordering on obsession, in many...[ Click to read more ]

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Jet Around Nagoya with Bicycle Sharing

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

While it may not be the biggest or even the most congested of cities, sometimes getting around Nagoya can be...[ Click to read more ]

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Mr. Kanso Canned Food Bar in Nagoya, Exactly What it Says on the Tin

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There are many weird and wonderful experiences that we can have during our stays in Japan, but no trip is...[ Click to read more ]