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Roppongi: Tokyo’s Contemporary City

Apr 01, 2016 By Ray Proper

Roppongi (六本木 ) is an area within Minato, Tokyo, and one of Tokyo’s most popular places among locals and foreigners...[ Click to read more ]

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Sake tasting around Nagoya

Mar 31, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Sake, of course, is famous around the world for being Japan's national drink. Though the drinking of Chinese alcohol is...[ Click to read more ]

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A Pizza the action – Tokyo’s Best Pizza Restaurants

Mar 28, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

On the face of it, Japan has something of an odd relationship with pizza. You can find pizza slices in...[ Click to read more ]

J League Soccer is Back!

Mar 28, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

While sumo and baseball are the undoubted kings of Japanese sport, there is mounting evidence to say that, amongst the...[ Click to read more ]

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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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