Kids International Preschool

Oct 01, 2020 By Admin

Kids International is a highly-regarded chain of international preschools covering 8 locations in Kanto. For over 15 years, we have, using our unique curriculum, provided some of the highest quality English language preschool and afterschool courses in the industry. Classes range from 50 minutes to 4-and-a-half hours and include children...[ Click to read more ]

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Day Trips by Train in Kanto

Sep 29, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

When talking about trains in Japan, people either think of the Shinkansen high-speed rail lines linking Japan's major cities or the commuter lines in major cities, famous for their ease-of-use and convenience, if not for their sometimes crush load capacity. But there's also one more class of service that slots...[ Click to read more ]

Take Your Pick! – Fruit Picking in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japan has something of an obsessive penchant for fruit. More than a mere foodstuff,  fruits are considered to be a thing of beauty, a prized possession, and in gift form a representation of the esteem in which one person holds for another. And in addition to all of that, it...[ Click to read more ]

Top Airbnb Online Experiences in Japan

Sep 24, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Whether you’re unable to get to Japan right now, you want a taster of Japanese culture before a trip, or you’re just looking for new adventures without leaving your home, Airbnb online experiences are a great option. As there’s such a wide variety to choose from, you’re sure to find...[ Click to read more ]

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Visiting the Oldest Mosque in Japan: Kobe Mosque

By Justin Hanus

At only 85 years old, Kobe Masjid (masjid means mosque) is the oldest mosque in the country. Kobe was the obvious choice for a mosque, as the port city was a central trading hub in the early 20th century and had a large population of foreign residents originating from all...[ Click to read more ]

Shonan’s local cuisine is literally “a little fishy”

Aug 31, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

The Shonan area is synonymous with “laidback beach culture,” so it is safe to assume the local fare is geared towards enjoying time by the sea with friends and taking things a little slow. The local fare also represents the ocean; Sagami Bay is the reason Shonan exists, after all,...[ Click to read more ]

Let’s Tour: Shonan Beach Cities of Kanagawa

By Jason Gatewood

Located south and west of Yokohama, the Shonan region of Kanagawa Prefecture is known for beaches along Sagami Bay and a "laidback lifestyle" seen in other seaside places like Southern California, the Mediterranean Coast of Spain, and France. Before the 1880s, no one cared about the coastline and beaches other...[ Click to read more ]

Experience Remote Noto Peninsula

Aug 27, 2020 By Admin

Summer will soon be winding down, and the weather will begin to cool off, making it a particularly pleasant time to spend outdoors. But where should you go to take advantage of the cooler weather? So far, the Japanese government reports that 2 million people have taken advantage of the...[ Click to read more ]

Seoul Food – Hiroshima’s Korean Restaurants

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There is no doubt that, living here in Japan, we are spoiled to have on our doorstep some of the world’s finest cuisine. However, it has to be said that Japanese fare is not the be-all and end-all that some may suggest, as from bibimbap to samgyeopsal, from chijimi to...[ Click to read more ]

Autumn Activities in Kobe

Aug 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

There’s always something interesting going on in Kobe, and autumn is no exception! Autumn is one of the most popular times of the year for events because of the beautiful colors. Whatever your interests, you’re sure to find plenty to do this year. View the Autumn Leaves A not to...[ Click to read more ]

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