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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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All Aboard the Sushi Train in Hiroshima!

Feb 20, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Ah, sushi! Nothing says Japan more than these tasty morsels of fish on rice. High quality sushi may be out...[ Click to read more ]

Making ‘Memories’ in Hiroshima at Memories Live House

Feb 14, 2017 By Jade Brischke

If you're a child of the 50s or 60s or you just like the music, fashion and decor of that...[ Click to read more ]

Sweet on You – Getting Valentine’s Chocolates in Tokyo

Feb 14, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

Back home things can get a little crazy around Valentine's Day. Grandiose displays of affection have become something of the norm,...[ Click to read more ]

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Making Mochi – Fun for Kids and Big Kids Alike

Jan 30, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

When I first heard about mochi, my heart really went out to the children of Japan. You see, where I'm...[ Click to read more ]

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“Take a hike!” in Hiroshima

Jan 30, 2017 By Jade Brischke

As you come into, or go east, out of Hiroshima Station on one of the local trains or Shinkansen you can...[ Click to read more ]

Halal Food and Grocery Stores in Nagoya

Jan 30, 2017 By

Halal means "permissible," and Halal food is food that adheres to Islamic law, as defined in the Koran.  As visitors and...[ Click to read more ]

Plum Blossom Viewing in Nagoya – Top 5 Umemi Spots!

Jan 27, 2017 By

Ume, is not just half of an "umeshu,"  a Japanese liqueur made from unripe and green ume fruits, it is...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe’s International Cuisine Tour

Jan 23, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Although Kobe’s Chinatown is a major international attractor to the city, Chinese isn’t the only cultural influence worth exploring in...[ Click to read more ]

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