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Enoshima, Kanagawa’s Island Goddess

Mar 28, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Just 50 km southwest of Tokyo city center there lies an exquisite island of such natural beauty you wouldn't be...[ Click to read more ]

The Tokai Japan Canada Society (TJCS)

Mar 28, 2016 By Ray Proper

TJCS presents the 2016 Hanami in Kairaku Koen Tsu City, Mie Prefecture Date: Saturday, April 2nd   ***Rain out: Sunday, April 3rd Start:...[ Click to read more ]

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Mazda: The Economic Engine of Hiroshima

Mar 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima is a company town. Mazda is the region’s biggest employer and the car maker bankrolls the city’s professional baseball...[ Click to read more ]

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan: How Many People Have Signed the Guest Register of this 1,300 Year Old Hotel?

Mar 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Just doing the math is mind-boggling. A family business for over 1,300 years. Yes, there have been some heirs adopted...[ Click to read more ]

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Enjoy Akashi’s Local Seafood Delights

Mar 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Stretching across the coastline of the Seto Inland Sea, Akashi, located in southern Hyogo Prefecture is a small port city...[ Click to read more ]

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Osaka’s Tsuruhashi: Japan’s Largest Korea Town

Mar 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Culture breaks down political barriers Putting aside various political differences, the Japanese people of late have been besotted by Korean...[ Click to read more ]

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Himeji Castle: Too Big to Fail

Mar 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Matsumoto Castle, Kumamoto Castle and Himeji Castle are considered the Big Three of Japan’s castles. Of the exalted trio, Himeji...[ Click to read more ]

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Shopping Online in Japan – Internet Shopping!

Mar 19, 2016 By Ray Proper

You are not going to get complaints from me about living in Japan. I am generally happy here, but still,...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s Best International Cuisine – Part 1

Feb 29, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

In his great comedic play Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare calls music the food of love. Now, I'm not in the...[ Click to read more ]

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