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Your Nagoya Community Needs You!

Apr 30, 2020 By Bert Wishart

Whether lockdown-induced boredom, sick to the back teeth with work from home 'colleagues,' or having already watched so much NETFLIX...[ Click to read more ]

Hiking Around Tokyo

Apr 30, 2020 By Bert Wishart

Tokyo is a metropolis, but you do not have to go that far from downtown to find mountains. Of course...[ Click to read more ]

Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Potted Biography of Nagoya’s Pauper Prince

Apr 30, 2020 By Bert Wishart

In a world of strict social code, stringent class, and unbreakable caste systems, the samurai era was not a time...[ Click to read more ]

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Make Your Mask Jazzy and Japanese!

Apr 30, 2020 By Bert Wishart

While the rush on toilet roll seems to have abated, there is one thing, in these corona-stricken times, that you...[ Click to read more ]

The Best Burgers in Tokyo

Apr 30, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

This list is not exhaustive; the sheer size and amount of places opening, closing, and existing in Greater Tokyo demands...[ Click to read more ]

Keeping your Social Distance while in Japan

Apr 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

While the “lockdowns” that are seen in many countries are currently impossible to put into effect in Japan because of...[ Click to read more ]

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How to setup a work-from-home office in a small Japanese apartment

Apr 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

In the future, one of the most significant byproducts of the months-long pandemic saga will be how the business world...[ Click to read more ]

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Things to do in Tokyo during Rainy Season

Apr 26, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

We’ve braved yet another cold winter, sat out under the pink trees during hanami season, and seen it warm up...[ Click to read more ]

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido Near Hiroshima; Perfect Freedom for Outdoor Physical Distancing

Apr 22, 2020 By Hugh Cann

You’ve rearranged your album collection. Your bookshelf. Done all the paperwork you can stand. Swapped over your wardrobe from winter...[ Click to read more ]

Finding Healthcare in Kobe

Apr 22, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Expats living in Kobe can access good quality healthcare through employee health insurance and the national insurance scheme. With the...[ Click to read more ]