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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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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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Eating Organic in Tokyo

Feb 26, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

As we have perhaps made abundantly clear in these pages over the years, Japan is very much a nation of...[ Click to read more ]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Hiroshima

Feb 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

For many people around the world, the month of March means St. Patrick’s Day and all of the fun celebrations...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe Beef: The Real Deal

Feb 22, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Russia has its caviar, Maine has its lobsters, and Kobe has its beef. There are no Kobe beef cows. They...[ Click to read more ]

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Zoos of Tokyo

Feb 15, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

As spring starts to raise its oh-so welcome head, it's time to abandon the confines of the indoors and embrace...[ Click to read more ]

Social Opportunities for Spouses in Nagoya

Feb 15, 2016 By

While relocating to another country often turns out to be a wonderful, life-changing experience, there are always traumatic obstacles and...[ Click to read more ]

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Filing US taxes from Japan

Feb 13, 2016 By Ray Proper

US Tax Season is between January 1 and April 15, but US Citizens residing overseas enjoy an automatic extension until...[ Click to read more ]

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