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Local Music in Kansai

Nov 19, 2018 By Justin Hanus

If you relocate to the Kansai region and are interested in live music, you'll be pleased to hear that there is a vibrant music scene spanning many genres. Japan has...[ Click to read more ]

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Thanksgiving Dining in Kansai

Oct 15, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Although Japan has its own Thanksgiving Day in November, the holiday isn't celebrated in quite the same style as in North America. However, with a growing American expat community in...[ Click to read more ]

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum

Unusual Attractions in Kansai

Oct 15, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Kansai has plenty of attractions that draw millions of tourists in each year, but perhaps you're looking for something a little less obvious than the many castles, temples, and parks...[ Click to read more ]

Organic Supermarkets in Osaka

Oct 15, 2018 By Admin

Japan doesn't have Whole Foods, but we do have other organic food stores. If you are seeking organic or natural foods in Osaka, try one of the options below! Natural...[ Click to read more ]

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Enter a new world at VR-Zone Shinjuku

Sep 27, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

As the goggles slipped over my face and headphones popped over my ears, I was told to relax and move as naturally as possible. “Don’t worry, you will not bump...[ Click to read more ]

Bicycle Liability Insurance

Aug 28, 2018 By

There are two major cities in Japan that require bicycle riders to maintain liability insurance as a condition for riding in the city.  These are: Osaka City Nagoya City Clients...[ Click to read more ]

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Trekking in the Kansai Region

Aug 20, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Exploring the flora, fauna and historical attractions of a new place is sometimes the best way to appreciate it. Some people might think just walking around in the more populous...[ Click to read more ]

See the Best of Kansai’s Fireworks Displays

Jun 23, 2018 By Justin Hanus

One of the most exciting aspects of Japanese summers is the multitude of dazzling fireworks displays to enjoy. Originally, fireworks (花火, ‘Hanabi’) were thought to help ward off evil spirits,...[ Click to read more ]

Earthquake Preparedness in Japan

Jun 14, 2018 By First Admin

Japan is among the world's most seismically active countries, which means that earthquakes are a relatively common occurrence. Small tremors are usually felt in some part of the country everyday,...[ Click to read more ]

Seafood Market in Japan

Popular Seafood Markets and Ports in the Kansai Region

May 23, 2018 By Justin Hanus

One of the countries that’s so well known for their seafood and how they’ve gloriously incorporated it in their culture is Japan. Their sushi is a worldwide favorite and a...[ Click to read more ]