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Himeji Castle – Japan’s Most Beautiful Castle

Nov 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

There are of course many beautiful castles all around Japan, but perhaps there is none so famed for its majesty...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting Dramatic – Kabuki in Tokyo

Nov 19, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

When one thinks of Japanese high art, alongside haiku, ukiyo-e, and the movies of Yasujiro Ozu, kabuki is most probably one...[ Click to read more ]

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Minato Red Cross Hospital

Nov 17, 2016 By

Minato Red Cross Hospital – みなと赤十字病院 Branch of Medicine: General Hospital Telephone: 045-628-6100 Address: 3-12-1 Shinyamashita, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 231-8682 Website: http://www.yokohama.jrc.or.jp/...[ Click to read more ]

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Vaping in Tokyo

Nov 17, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

While vaping, the alternative to smoking which its advocates claim to have none of the adverse affects of tobacco, is...[ Click to read more ]

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NTT Higashinihon Kanto Hospital, Tokyo

Nov 16, 2016 By

NTT Higashinihon Kanto Hospital - NTT東日本関東病院 Branch of Medicine: General hospital, dentistry, emergency room Telephone: 03-3448-6112 (International Division), 03-3448-6000 (Emergency Room,...[ Click to read more ]

Kyoto Hanatouro Illumination Festivals

Nov 14, 2016 By Ray Proper

Hanatouro is an "illumination festival" that happens in Kyoto twice a year at two separate locations.  Actually there are two...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya City University Hospital

Oct 31, 2016 By Admin

Nagoya City University Hospital - 名古屋市立大学病院 Branch of medicine: Internal Medicine and Surgery Telephone: 052-851-5511 Address: 1-Kawasumi, MIzuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe Animal Kingdom

Oct 27, 2016 By

For anyone who likes birds, plants and animals, but really isn't into the whole dirty and bug infested wilderness thing,...[ Click to read more ]

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Al Iksir – Searchable Database of Japanese Medicines

Oct 26, 2016 By

Al Iksir is a searchable database of Japanese medicines, specifically created to assist people who are living or visiting Japan...[ Click to read more ]

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Shorter Days + Cooler Weather = Momijigari

Oct 25, 2016 By Justin Hanus

There is only a relatively small band of latitudes across planet earth where the chlorophyll in the leaves of deciduous...[ Click to read more ]