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Best Boat Trips in Kobe

Jul 17, 2019 By Justin Hanus

As a port city, Kobe offers both residents and visitors the chance to take to the waters and enjoy the...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Shop in Kobe

Jul 17, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is something of a shopper's paradise with an array of shopping centers and high streets that are mostly within...[ Click to read more ]

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Sekigahara: The Battle That Created Japan

Jul 17, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

In 1600, Japan faced a turning point in its history. After more than a decade of comparative peace, the feudal...[ Click to read more ]

Top Things to Do in Nara

Jul 16, 2019 By Justin Hanus

With numerous temples and shrines, Nara is an important city for Japanese history and culture. It is also a top...[ Click to read more ]

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Sansa Odori : THE Summer Festival of Morioka

Jul 16, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Mention the name, ‘Sansa,’ and many people will inevitably think of the character Sansa Stark from, ‘Game of Thrones.’ The...[ Click to read more ]

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Gero’s Ryujin Fire Festival in Gifu

Jul 15, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

While sitting in your air-conditioned room, sheltering from the humidity outside, perhaps the last thing that you would be thinking...[ Click to read more ]

Climbing Mount Fuji

Jul 14, 2019 By Ray Proper

Fuji season is upon us again!  The official climbing season for Fujisan, as it is known locally, is in July...[ Click to read more ]

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Beautiful Hiking and Walking Trails in Japan

Jul 11, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When the weather heats up, many Japanese escape the humidity that envelopes the cities and head to the countryside. Being...[ Click to read more ]