World Beer Summit in Nagoya

Jul 31, 2017 By

With all that is happening in the world today I think we can all agree that a summit is needed.  A beer summit, perhaps with “beers from around the world +...[ Click to read more ]

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Keep c(K)ool and Kampai! Beer Gardens in Hiroshima

Jul 26, 2017 By Jade Brischke

When rainy season finally ends and the nights are hot and steamy, there is nothing better to do on a summer’s night than to sit outside. If you combine this...[ Click to read more ]

No One Does Beer Gardens Like Japan

Jul 24, 2017 By Justin Hanus

It's summer. It's hot. And for many that means only one thing - beer gardens. The summertime treat, however, does not have its origins in cold brews quenching parched summer...[ Click to read more ]

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Grape Picking Around Aichi

Jul 12, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_32986" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Grape Picking in Okazaki[/caption] Fruit picking is a popular family activity in Japan, and farms across the country offer the opportunity to pick fruit directly from...[ Click to read more ]

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Tokyo Jazz Festival 2016

Jul 25, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

It may surprise you to know that the Tokyo Jazz scene is one of the biggest (if not brightest) in the world. In fact, with so many cafes, bars and...[ Click to read more ]

TeamLab Event in Hiroshima for the Young and the Young at Heart

Jul 25, 2016 By Jade Brischke

Summer vacation can be a difficult time for parents, especially when their children utter that dreaded phrase, “I’m bored!” Never fear! This summer there is plenty to do in Hiroshima...[ Click to read more ]

Outdoor Swimming Pools in Nagoya

Jun 30, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

This summer, as the heat starts to rise and perhaps the kids start complaining of nothing to do in the holidays, what could be better than heading out and getting into...[ Click to read more ]

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Tanabata Star Festivals Around Nagoya

Jun 22, 2016 By Ray Proper

The Tanabata Festival is celebrated annually on either July 7 or August 7, depending on where you are in Japan. The festival celebrates the legend of two lovers, represented by the Altair...[ Click to read more ]

Aichi Beach Events, 2016

May 22, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Its getting to that time of year again when the thermostat starts to rise and thoughts of beaches spring to minds. Although Aichi isn’t necessarily famed for its beaches, there...[ Click to read more ]

Genki Festival Super Yosakoi in Harajyuku Omotesando

Aug 14, 2014 By Ray Proper

The Yosakoi Festival began in the city of Kōchi, Japan, in 1954.  The first "Yosakoi Style" festival featured 21 teams and 750 participants.  The style of festival has become extraordinarily...[ Click to read more ]