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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 ]

Toyohashi Gion Festival

Jul 14, 2016 By Ray Proper

If you are looking to get a festival in, it is on and popping in Toyohashi City on July 16th! The Toyohashi...[ Click to read more ]

Coffee Shops in Nagoya

Jul 06, 2016 By

Nagoya has a morning culture which is you can get bread and boiled eggs when you buy coffee in the...[ Click to read more ]

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Celebrate Mountain Day by Hiking Around Tokyo

Jun 30, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

One great thing about living in Japan is the fact that there are so many holidays. Between New Year's Day on...[ Click to read more ]