Aichi Prefecture

Golfing in and Around Nagoya

Jul 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Though Mark Twain once remarked of golf that it was 'a good walk spoiled,' it seems that the witticism didn't quite make it out to Japan where golfing is a...[ Click to read more ]

Seoul Food – Nagoya’s Best Korean Restaurants

Jul 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There is no doubt that Japan has some of the world's best cuisine, but I have to say, the first time I visited Korea, I thought to myself that perhaps...[ Click to read more ]

Straight Outta Nagoya – Great Bands and Artists From the Nation’s Center City

Jul 01, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When reading listings for live performers on tour, it can feel like Nagoya is completely missed out by all the big artists as they make their way from Osaka directly...[ Click to read more ]

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Ice, Ice Baby – Chillin’ This Summer at Nagoya’s Best Ice Cream Shops

Jun 20, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

It's started. The summer is swelling, the heat is ramping up, and the humidity is already off the charts. Needless to say, that's par for the course in Aichi. Fortunately,...[ Click to read more ]

Whisky Galore! Discovering Nagoya’s Whisky Bars

Jun 13, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japan is, it is fair to say, whiskey crazy. Since it was first produced in the country in around 1870, whiskey has grown to compete with sake as Japan's top...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Goes Pop – Finding Nagoya in Popular Culture

Jun 10, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Judging by any popular culture you may come across, you could be fooled into thinking that Japan is separated into two camps: the sprawling, futuristic metropolis of Tokyo, and the...[ Click to read more ]

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Yakiniku in Nagoya

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of yakiniku, you probably can't help but think of strips of sumptuous, marbled wagyu beef sizzling on a grill, surrounded by salarymen in some high rise Ginza...[ Click to read more ]

Ichiro, a Potted History of Aichi’s Baseball Legend

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Since being introduced to Japan in 1872, baseball has risen to become a national pastime bordering on obsession, in many eyes supplanting sumo as the nation's number one sport. In...[ Click to read more ]

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Jet Around Nagoya with Bicycle Sharing

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

While it may not be the biggest or even the most congested of cities, sometimes getting around Nagoya can be a bit of a pain in the backside. Yes, there...[ Click to read more ]

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Mr. Kanso Canned Food Bar in Nagoya, Exactly What it Says on the Tin

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There are many weird and wonderful experiences that we can have during our stays in Japan, but no trip is complete without a night at a concept bar. Perhaps the...[ Click to read more ]