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Sapporo Snow Festival and Skiing in Japan

Jan 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

It has been universally acknowledged that the winter of 2015-16 is a lot milder than in previous years. Some industries such...[ Click to read more ]

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Toyohashi Demon Festival

Jan 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

There are many elements of Japanese folklore that instantly grab the attention, but at this time of year, thanks to...[ Click to read more ]

Skiing in Japan – Spend a Weekend on the Slopes!

Jan 12, 2016 By Ray Proper

While Japan does not traditionally come to mind when you think of skiing, there are literally hundreds and hundreds of...[ Click to read more ]

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The First Month of the Year, Kansai Style!

Dec 24, 2015 By Justin Hanus

With the holidays over and the winter cold setting in, it can be difficult to find reasons to leave your...[ Click to read more ]

Thai Restaurants in Tokyo

Dec 22, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is rightly lauded for being a nation of amazing food. From sashimi to sushi, from nabe to bashimi, there is...[ Click to read more ]

The Great Hanshin/Awaji Earthquake: Kobe Remembers

Dec 21, 2015 By Justin Hanus

Japan is right at the top of the list of world countries facing the most danger from earthquakes. Geologists will...[ Click to read more ]

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Kobe’s Winter Wonderland: Mount Rokko

Dec 21, 2015 By Justin Hanus

Japan hosted the first ever Winter Olympics staged in Asia at Sapporo back in 1972, and the country has a...[ Click to read more ]

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The Entire History of the World Squeezes into Kobe City Museum

Dec 21, 2015 By Justin Hanus

In the interconnected world of the 21st century you never know where a cultural phenomenon will spring from. But one...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagashima Spa Land, Japan’s Third Biggest Attraction

Dec 16, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

The most widely known amusement parks in Japan are of course Tokyo Disney Land and the Universal Studios Japan near Osaka,...[ Click to read more ]

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Out of school activities in Tokyo

Dec 16, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

If you have Japanese friends with young families, they will probably tell you about the clubs and associations that their...[ Click to read more ]

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