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Summer Nights With Tokyo’s Magical Fireflies 2017

May 19, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

There are four key ways that you can tell that summer on its way in Japan. The top three are obvious: the...[ Click to read more ]

Book-Off: Hiroshima’s Answer to Everything you Need

May 19, 2017 By Jade Brischke

As a foreigner in Japan (especially when you first arrive), life can be a little difficult adjusting to a new...[ Click to read more ]

Museum of Yebisu Beer, Tokyo

May 12, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

  In 1887, the Japan Beer Brewery Company cleared an area of farmland in order to build a brewery where...[ Click to read more ]

Feeling Crafty – The Top Craft Beer Pubs in Tokyo

May 08, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

While Asahi and Kirin beers are world renowned, it could be argued that, along with Sapporo, they do not have...[ Click to read more ]

Arimatsu Shibori Festival

May 07, 2017 By Ray Proper

Shibori is a style of dyeing cloth in patterns by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, compressing, or capping the fabric before the...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting Fit – The Best Places to Jog in Nagoya

Apr 28, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

If like me you are struggling to shift those few extra pounds picked up over the winter, you may be looking...[ Click to read more ]

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Sake Breweries Around Nagoya

Apr 25, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

Were you to take the evidence offered up by Japanese TV, you might be fooled into believing that the Japanese drink...[ Click to read more ]