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New Year’s Countdown Tokyo Style 2017

Nov 29, 2017 By Jason Gatewood

[caption id="attachment_33936" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Revelers await the coming new year as time ticks down on the video monitors above Shibuya...[ Click to read more ]

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Super Sento and the art of relaxation in Tokyo

Nov 29, 2017 By Jason Gatewood

It's no secret that Japan is one of the most seismically active places on Earth. But this is also a...[ Click to read more ]

Line Pay Card: A Cure For Your Lack of Debit Card Woes

Nov 23, 2017 By Jason Gatewood

[caption id="attachment_33905" align="alignleft" width="300"] One of the 5 Line Pay Card designs you can choose.(Line Corporation)[/caption] If you're like most...[ Click to read more ]

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Winter Illumination in Nagoya

Nov 23, 2017 By Ray Proper

Christmas Day in Japan is just another working day, for the most part.  The most exciting facet of the Christmas...[ Click to read more ]

Whisky Lovers Nagoya

Nov 22, 2017 By Admin

Recently, whisky is much more popular here in Japan than it was a decade ago. The TV drama “Massan” (story of...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s German Market

Nov 21, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

With its strawberries on cakes, love hotels and KFC, Japan gives Christmas a good try, but it doesn't quite come...[ Click to read more ]

Places of Worship in Nagoya

Nov 21, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

While religion in Japan predominantly based around the various sects of Shintoism and Buddhism, it is a country that is...[ Click to read more ]

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Riding the Rails at Nagoya’s SCMAGLEV and Railway Park

Nov 21, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

As you may have noticed, Japan has something of an obsession with trains and railway. Ever since Commander Perry gave...[ Click to read more ]

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The great outdoors (and some mountains) right in Hiroshima City

Nov 21, 2017 By Admin

If you like the outdoors and fall into one of these categories: are new to hiking, that is, inexperienced; don’t...[ Click to read more ]