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Thanksgiving Dining in Nagoya 2020

Oct 13, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

With Thanksgiving being very much a North American holiday, we aren't really within our rights to expect Nagoya to celebrate...[ Click to read more ]

Talking Turkey – Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2020

Oct 12, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Let's face it: Thanksgiving is purely a North American holiday, meaning we shouldn't expect much fanfare here in Tokyo on...[ Click to read more ]

Kids International Preschool

Oct 01, 2020 By Admin

Kids International is a highly-regarded chain of international preschools covering 8 locations in Kanto. For over 15 years, we have,...[ Click to read more ]

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In the Frame – Playing Pool and Billiards in Hiroshima

Sep 29, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

"Show me a man who is good at pool, and I'll show you a man who had a misspent youth,"...[ Click to read more ]

Day Trips by Train in Kanto

Sep 29, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

When talking about trains in Japan, people either think of the Shinkansen high-speed rail lines linking Japan's major cities or...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Away and Staying Local – Great Ryokan in Aichi

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

2020 has been hard going for many reasons, but most majorly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic is our ability to...[ Click to read more ]

Shikoku’s Ancient Pilgrimage

Sep 28, 2020 By Admin

Shikoku is a welcome getaway from the densely populated areas of Japan. Filled with lush greenery, towering trees, and majestic...[ Click to read more ]

Flood Hazard Map of the City of Nagoya

Sep 28, 2020 By Admin

Typhoon season in Japan runs from June to December, but most typhoon activity occurs between July and September, even into...[ Click to read more ]

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Take Your Pick! – Fruit Picking in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japan has something of an obsessive penchant for fruit. More than a mere foodstuff,  fruits are considered to be a...[ Click to read more ]

Getting ‘in tents’ – Camping Around Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Finally, the heat and humidity of the summer have dissipated, and we can all get outside and enjoy the fresh...[ Click to read more ]