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Tokyo Sea Life Park Aquarium

Apr 27, 2018 By Admin

Tokyo Sea Life Park  is an aquarium featuring over 600 species of rare marine life from around the world.  The distinctive dome rising over the attraction houses a number of...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe Sports Park

Sports You Can Join in Kobe

Apr 25, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Sport plays a big part in modern Japanese life and expat sports enthusiasts can find plenty of activities to keep them fit and entertained. Kobe is home to some world-class...[ Click to read more ]

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Noh Performance

Experience a Firelit Noh Performance at Nara’s Kofukuji Temple

Apr 24, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Traditional Noh performances might occur at temples across Japan, but Nara’s Kofukuji Temple is the original home of the sacred event, and seeing a performance there is a truly unforgettable...[ Click to read more ]

Gogatsu Byou – The May Malaise

Apr 23, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

It is possible that not all is well in your life at the moment. You may have felt a discord, a disharmony. You may feel down, fed up, disheartened. And...[ Click to read more ]

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Ukai Cormorant Fishing in Gifu and Aichi

Apr 22, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Whether your fish comes from the supermarket or you are a master fisherman who has trawled the seven seas, it is unlikely that you have ever witnessed anything quite like...[ Click to read more ]

Sanja Matsuri, Tokyo’s Wildest Festival

Apr 20, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Tokyo has many festivals, and particularly as we head towards the summer months they will be coming thick and fast. But none are quite so wild as Sanja Matsuri in Asakusa....[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Summer Sumo Basho 2018

Apr 17, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Out of the six annual grand tournaments of sumo wrestling, Tokyo hosts three.  Of those the Tokyo Summer Sumo Basho in May in particular is an experience like none other!...[ Click to read more ]

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Thai Festival in Tokyo

Apr 10, 2018 By

The annual Thai Festival in Tokyo's Yoyogi Park is a great place to find excellent Thai food, as well as enjoy a diverse stage schedule including martial arts demonstrations, musicians, dancers,...[ Click to read more ]

Flower Parks of the Sera District of Hiroshima

Mar 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

For many people, spring really only means flowers, and plenty of them. Some of us can get all we need from a lazy afternoon or two under the cherry blossoms....[ Click to read more ]

Pollen Allergies in Japan

Mar 25, 2018 By Ray Proper

The proportion of people who have problems with allergies in Japan is startlingly high.  People who suffer from allergies will suffer severe reactions from the pollen such as: Nasal congestion...[ Click to read more ]

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