Family Fun

Do You Know Nags? Nagoya’s Hidden Gems – Part 2

Nov 30, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Whether you have been here for a few weeks or know the city like the back of your hand, Nagoya is a city that is full of surprises. New restaurants...[ Click to read more ]

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Get the Seishun 18 Kippu and See Japan on the Cheap!

Oct 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

If there is one thing that Japan does well it is train travel. While the locals take it for granted that trains will be clean, safe and punctual, many of...[ Click to read more ]

KidZania Tokyo – Your Kids’ Working Holiday

Oct 13, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you spend hours playing doctors and nurses? Did you imitate your school teachers? Did you pretend to be a...[ Click to read more ]

An Art Museum for the Digital Age: Mori Building Digital Art Museum

Aug 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

When most people think of art and Japan in the same vein, images on the order of Hokusai’s Great Wave of Kanagawa spring to mind. You could tour the traditional...[ Click to read more ]

Get Your Grill On – Nagoya’s BBQ Spots

May 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

The Japanese have something of a love/hate relationship with the summer months. As soon as the mercury climbs above 25 degrees, women break out the parasols, curtains are pulled tight...[ Click to read more ]

Family Winter Sports Guide to Tokyo and Yokohama

Dec 14, 2016 By Ray Proper

Besides skiing and snowboarding, there are a variety of family  friendly options to get outside and active this winter.  From ice skating to “snow rafting” and even a snow tractor adventure...[ Click to read more ]

Family Fun in Tokyo at Yomiuri Land Amusement Park

Oct 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

While the sprawling Disney resort is the most famous amusement park in the Tokyo area it is by no means the only one. Just thirty minutes outside of central Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

Ride the Tokyo Sky Duck Amphibious Tour Bus!

Jun 10, 2016 By Ray Proper

Back in Seattle we had "The Duck," an amphibious bus that took tourists on a sort of "surf and turf" tour of the city. Hinomaru Limousine Group in Tokyo also...[ Click to read more ]

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Aichi Children’s Center “Kids Town” at Expo Park in Nagakute

Dec 09, 2015 By Ray Proper

Aichi Children’s Center’s “Kids Town” is a wealth of things to do for cheap in Nagoya with kids! Envisioned as a place where kids can “invigorate their minds and bodies, challenge...[ Click to read more ]

Sightseeing in Kobe

Oct 16, 2015 By

If you find yourself in the Kansai region, the lovely port city of Kobe offers interesting history, colorful culture, architectural marvels, and delicious cuisine!  Here are a few sightseeing options...[ Click to read more ]

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