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Luxurious Getaways Right Here in Aichi

Jun 28, 2024 By Bert Wishart

So, the summer is upon us, which means it's traditionally the time to take a break and get away for a while. However, that's not always possible. It could be...[ Click to read more ]

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Do You Know Nags? – Uncovering Nagoya’s Hidden Gems – Part 7

Jun 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 ]

Kiyosu Castle, The ‘Other’ Nagoya Castle

May 31, 2024 By Bert Wishart

For first-time visitors to Nagoya, Nagoya Castle is usually the first port of call. This is kind of understandable, as both its grandness and its location makes it an obvious...[ Click to read more ]

Akechi Mitsuhide – The Chūbu Traitor Who Shaped Japan

Apr 30, 2024 By Bert Wishart

If you've been watching the epic Disney+ remake of Shōgun (and if you've not, you need to remedy that!) then you most likely have been impressed by the character Lady...[ Click to read more ]

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From Fool to Demon to Death – A potted history of Oda Nobunaga, Nagoya’s Warrior Ruler

Feb 28, 2024 By Bert Wishart

While many of us have worked for managers or employers whom we felt were a couple of chopsticks short of a bento box, it is doubtful that your mortality was...[ Click to read more ]

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