Nagoya City

Chubu Walkathon and International Charity Festival 2024

Apr 30, 2024 By Admin

The Chubu Walkathon is an exciting event that raises money for charity and offers a great family-friendly day in the park for adults and children alike. The Walkathon is not...[ Click to read more ]

Leaving Japan? Better Get Some Souvenirs!

Mar 26, 2024 By Bert Wishart

It is said that nothing is certain in this life but death in taxes, but I would like to add one more to that: change. Since coming to Japan, your...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting Arty – What’s on in Nagoya’s Galleries

Mar 25, 2024 By Bert Wishart

Art lovers in Nagoya have been a little disappointed in recent years. Firstly, the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts closed down in 2018, and now the Nagoya City museum is...[ Click to read more ]

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Do You Know Nags? – Uncovering Nagoya’s Hidden Gems – Part 6

Feb 28, 2024 By Bert Wishart

Whether you’re new in the city or are a Showa Gaijin, Nagoya is a city that always surprises. New restaurants, shops, and drinking establishments spring up all the time, and...[ Click to read more ]

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Alternative Fitness Options in Nagoya

Dec 27, 2023 By Bert Wishart

So, over the holidays, you indulged until you were fit to burst. We've all been there. But now you've noticed that you've put on a few pounds and can shake...[ Click to read more ]

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Hatsumode in Nagoya – Shrines to Visit for New Years

Dec 27, 2023 By First Admin

Oshogatsu, or New Year, is the most important holiday in Japan. Businesses shut down from January 1 to January 3, and families gather to spend time together. During the New...[ Click to read more ]

Getting a Kick out of Karate – What’s it all about and where to do it in Nagoya

Nov 30, 2023 By Bert Wishart

When I was six years old, my parents signed me up at a local karate class. I’m not sure why; perhaps because, as the smallest kid in my class, they...[ Click to read more ]

Hamburger Restaurants in Nagoya

Oct 31, 2023 By Ray Proper

Though Nagoya has a plethora of great restaurants with amazing teppanyaki, tebasaki, ramen and sushi, sometimes you just want good old home comfort food, and quite often that means burgers....[ Click to read more ]

The Nagoya Champagne Ball & Awards Evening

Oct 05, 2023 By Admin

Wild West Extravaganza at the 16th Champagne Ball & Awards Evening! Gather 'round, partners! 🤠 This November, we're transporting you straight to the Wild West for a night that promises...[ Click to read more ]

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Going up in Smoke – Cigars in Nagoya

Sep 27, 2023 By Bert Wishart

Depending on which side of the divide you fall, you probably thought that the Japanese government's 2020 decision to ban smoking in many indoor spaces was either the best they...[ Click to read more ]