Nagoya City

Nagoya’s Best Sweet Shops

Nov 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japanese cuisine is mostly known for its raw fish and tempura, but I have a sneaky suspicion that, should you ask most Japanese what their favorite dish is, it'll end...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Nagoya 2020

Nov 21, 2020 By Ray Proper

Nagoya has a great local cuisine, and there are numerous wonderful options available to you at any time of year. During the holidays, however, you may need some hints on...[ Click to read more ]

Hisaya Odori Park – Shopping and Dining in Style at Nagoya’s Latest Attraction

Oct 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

A couple of years ago, there was some consternation amongst Nagoyans when the tall trees that lined Sakae's Hisaya Odori Park were chopped down one by one. The two-kilometer long...[ Click to read more ]

Korankei Gorge Fall Colors

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Nagoya

Oct 14, 2020 By Ray Proper

The Japanese are very conscious of the seasons changing around them, often celebrating little, or not so little, milestones between each to mark the transitions between their much-touted "4 distinct...[ Click to read more ]

Thanksgiving Dining in Nagoya 2020

Oct 13, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

With Thanksgiving being very much a North American holiday, we aren't really within our rights to expect Nagoya to celebrate the third Thursday of November in quite the same way...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Away and Staying Local – Great Ryokan in Aichi

Sep 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

2020 has been hard going for many reasons, but most majorly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic is our ability to travel. Whether due to behaving responsibly, fears of contraction, or...[ Click to read more ]

Flood Hazard Map of the City of Nagoya

Sep 28, 2020 By Admin

Typhoon season in Japan runs from June to December, but most typhoon activity occurs between July and September, even into October. You can read more on Staying Safe During Typhoons...[ Click to read more ]

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Find your Halloween Costume in Nagoya

Sep 20, 2020 By Admin

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you that leaving your costume to the last minute, and dressing "as yourself" or "an ax murderer, because they look just like...[ Click to read more ]

Benzaiten – Japanese Sweets to ‘Dai’ For in Nagoya

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

I'm a great fan of desserts that do precisely what their name suggests. You've got a Tiramisu, which is a literal 'pick me up' thanks to the coffee within. Then...[ Click to read more ]

Getting to Know You: Nagoya’s Global Gate and Sasashima

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Nagoya has blown up in recent years. This expansion is no more evident than in the areas around Nagoya Station, where it seems like everywhere you look, a new skyscraper...[ Click to read more ]