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Hydrangea Walk in the Kobe City Forest Botanical Garden

May 25, 2017 By Admin

The Kobe City Forest Botanical Garden, is a massive botanical garden and arboretum located near Mount Maya in Kobe, Japan. Despite...[ Click to read more ]

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Reach for the stars at Hiroshima’s Planetarium

May 23, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Although the stars may be a little hard to see sometimes in the city with all the lights, you don’t...[ Click to read more ]

Toukasan Festival: Hiroshima’s Official Start of Summer

May 23, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Toukasan (とうかさん) is not only the biggest festival in Hiroshima, but also one of the oldest of the summer festivals...[ Click to read more ]

Lucky Yen

May 23, 2017 By First Admin

Did you know that the 5 yen coin is the luckiest of all? It's because of the way the name...[ Click to read more ]

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Lake Biwa Summer Adventures

May 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

As the largest freshwater lake in all of Japan, Lake Biwa is no stranger to tourism. Especially as the weather...[ Click to read more ]

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Take a Dip in Nara’s Water Holes this Summer

May 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Looking to get outside as the summer season heats up? Although there are many places throughout Kansai to explore, checking...[ Click to read more ]

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The Meanings of Osaka’s One Million Candles Night

May 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

For two hours on Wednesday night June 7 all of the lights in the Umeda district of downtown Osaka will...[ Click to read more ]

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Cool Down with Shaved Ice This Summer

May 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

If it is summer in Japan it is time for kakigori. Kakigori is the nation's traditional hot weather treat -...[ Click to read more ]

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A Reminder of the Time in Osaka When the World Came to Visit

May 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

The Tower of the Sun stands in Expo Commemoration Park as the standout reminder of the first World's Fair ever...[ Click to read more ]

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