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Tokyo Jazz Festival 2016

Jul 25, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

It may surprise you to know that the Tokyo Jazz scene is one of the biggest (if not brightest) in...[ Click to read more ]

Day Trips From Nagoya – Gero’s Ryujin Fire Festival

Jul 25, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

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

Don’t Miss a Maiko Performance at Kyoto’s Miyagawa-cho Beer Garden

Jul 25, 2016 By Justin Hanus

One of the most entertaining evening activities during the summer months in Japan is enjoying drinks from one of the...[ Click to read more ]

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TeamLab Event in Hiroshima for the Young and the Young at Heart

Jul 25, 2016 By Jade Brischke

Summer vacation can be a difficult time for parents, especially when their children utter that dreaded phrase, “I’m bored!” Never...[ Click to read more ]

Fancy a day trip from Hiroshima – Kintai Bridge in Iwakuni City

Jul 25, 2016 By Jade Brischke

If you and your family are looking for a famous sightseeing place with beautiful scenery, then look no further than...[ Click to read more ]

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Experiencing the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, Japan’s Engineering Marvel

Jul 25, 2016 By Justin Hanus

In a world where construction projects grow higher, longer and bigger by the day, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is practically a...[ Click to read more ]

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Outdoor Pools Around Tokyo

Jul 23, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

As you are probably by now only too well aware, summer certainly swelters here in Japan. This of course brings...[ Click to read more ]

Cheers to Summer in Hiroshima… and Miyajima Beer!

Jul 22, 2016 By Jade Brischke

Summer in Hiroshima means fireworks, summer festivals and beer. Granted there are many wonderful beer gardens to relax at on...[ Click to read more ]

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The National Treasures that Roam through Nara Park

Jul 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Pigs are sacred in Egypt. Cattle are sacred in India. Goats are sacred in Syria. Elephants are sacred in Thailand....[ Click to read more ]

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Koshien – Where Japanese Culture Plays Out Before Your Eyes

Jul 21, 2016 By Justin Hanus

"Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can...[ Click to read more ]