November

Mailing Christmas Gifts Home from Japan

Oct 25, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

The first of November in Japan is marked by a noticeable drop in temperature and the sudden appearance of decorations and music in public spaces with Christmas themes. In our...[ Click to read more ]

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Korankei Gorge Fall Colors

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Nagoya

Oct 21, 2018 By Ray Proper

The Japanese are very conscience 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 ]

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Holiday Illumination in Kansai

Nov 22, 2017 By Justin Hanus

It may be cold in Japan, but holiday lights are a tempting and beautiful excuse to get out of the house and away from that kerosene heater! Especially in the...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Illumination in Hiroshima at Dreamination

Nov 20, 2017 By Jade Brischke

Who says Japan doesn't celebrate Christmas?! Certainly no one in Hiroshima, that's for sure! In fact, I could nearly go so far as to say that the Japanese do it better...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe Marathon 2017

Nov 01, 2017 By Admin

The general public is free to participate in this foot race presented in Kobe. Some 20,000 people take part in this race, which is time-limited to 7 hours. The foot...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Ramen Show 2017

Oct 26, 2017 By Admin

Ramen is classic Japanese food.  If you ask a random person, foreign or Japanese, male or female, what their favorite food is you are highly likely to get "ramen" back as...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Champagne Ball & Awards Evening

Oct 23, 2017 By Admin

  The 2017 ACCJ / TJCS Champagne Ball is all set for Friday, November 17th at Hilton Nagoya.  In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, the 12th Annual Champagne Ball brings you Maple & Mounties. You...[ Click to read more ]

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Storing Seasonal Tires at Home in Japan

May 30, 2017 By

So you got your tires rotated to either put on or take off those winter tires for the season, but now… what do you do with this pile of tires?...[ Click to read more ]

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The last of Hiroshima`s Autumn Leaves

Nov 28, 2016 By Jade Brischke

As all the locals and expats know, Hiroshima is beautiful in all seasons, but it is especially beautiful in autumn. The weather is cool, the oysters are plump and juicy...[ Click to read more ]

Shorter Days + Cooler Weather = Momijigari

Oct 25, 2016 By Justin Hanus

There is only a relatively small band of latitudes across planet earth where the chlorophyll in the leaves of deciduous trees breaks down when the daylight shortens in the fall...[ Click to read more ]