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Cooling off with a Dip – Summer Swimming in Hiroshima

Jun 28, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Hiroshima is known for many things, but in summer it is known for humidity, and if not accustomed, the heat...[ Click to read more ]

Classic Films Set in Kansai

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Movies can be a great way of introducing people to exciting and scenic locations around the world and many films...[ Click to read more ]

Popular Neighborhoods for Expats in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is a major Japanese port city and the country's sixth largest municipality. Influenced by western cultures since the 19th...[ Click to read more ]

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What to Do with One Day in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Meat lovers often plan day trips to Kobe just to try its most famous food: Kobe beef. In fact, there...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Museums to Visit in Kansai

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you’re interested in culture, history or art, some of the best places to visit are museums. There are some...[ Click to read more ]

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See the Best of Kansai’s Fireworks Displays

Jun 17, 2019 By Justin Hanus

One of the most exciting aspects of Japanese summers is the multitude of dazzling fireworks displays to enjoy. Originally, fireworks...[ Click to read more ]

Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo

Jun 17, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Fireworks and summer festivals are arguably the best part of summertime in Japan, with days spent wearing yukata and jinbei...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Summer Fireworks Festivals – Hanabi 2019

Jun 17, 2019 By Bert Wishart

For Brits like myself, fireworks displays conjure up memories of cold winter nights, huddling round bonfires and oohing and ahhing...[ Click to read more ]

July Festivals Around Nagoya and Beyond

Jun 13, 2019 By Bert Wishart

Though the air is getting hot and sticky and permanently filled with the perma-drone of cicadas, July is perhaps one...[ Click to read more ]

Baeren: Morioka’s Beer

Jun 13, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Last month I wrote about my favourite places for craft beer. I half expected to receive death threats for failing...[ Click to read more ]

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