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Getting to know you: Osu, Nagoya

Feb 26, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

Between Nagoya's central transport area of Meieki (Nagoya Station) in the west, and the lively shopping and commerce hub of  Sakae in...[ Click to read more ]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Nagoya 2017!

Feb 25, 2017 By Ray Proper

The Osu Shopping Arcade will be bopping to an Irish jig as throngs of people in green descend to partake...[ Click to read more ]

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Irish Pubs in Nagoya

Feb 24, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_32139" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Pub Arco[/caption] Without wanting to lean on lazy stereotypes, there is something about the Irish and...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s Best Bicycle Shops

Feb 24, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

Nagoya, with its wide roads and ample cycle paths, is a marvelous city to cycle around, so it is such...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Cuisine and Where to Get it

Feb 24, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

While many of the more famous or popular Japanese dishes come from the Kanto or Kansai regions, that doesn't mean that Nagoya...[ Click to read more ]

Top 5 Hanami Sites Near Kobe

Feb 22, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Hanami, or “flower viewing,” is a coveted Japanese pastime that occurs during the spring months across the country. As soon...[ Click to read more ]

English Speaking Yoga Studios in Osaka

Feb 21, 2017 By Justin Hanus

If you’ve been in Osaka for some time, you’re probably familiar with the many different gyms and fitness centers scattered...[ Click to read more ]

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So Why Isn’t It the Japanese Fortune Cookie?

Feb 21, 2017 By Justin Hanus

The Chinese fortune cookie is one odd little pastry. Start with the fact that it is not a thing in...[ Click to read more ]

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Top 5 Irish Pubs in Tokyo

Feb 21, 2017 By Justin Hanus

If you’re looking for some fun and festive ways to get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day this March,...[ Click to read more ]

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The Wheels Are Turning at Cycle Mode Ride Osaka

Feb 21, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Japan largely missed out on the first bicycle boom of the 1880s and 1890s but when the bicycle became hot...[ Click to read more ]

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