Nagoya Theater: Life in Light and Darkness~Two One-Act Plays

August 26, 2016 by admin

Life in Light & Darkness is a double bill of two one-act plays about the pain and beauty of connection. The first play is Snow Angel starring Jonathon Freeman and Aya Kawakami. The second, Under the Mango Tree, is an original work written and starring Veenesh Dubois. All three recently played major roles in Nameless Theater’s […]


The ‘purrfect’ place for coffee in Hiroshima

August 25, 2016 by Jade Brischke

As with every city (or even town) in Japan, the fascination with both coffee and animals has resulted in the explosion of cafes dedicated to a particular animal, be it dog, rabbit, bird and of course, the ever popular, cat. Hiroshima is no exception. Although there are now a few cat cafes in Hiroshima, I […]

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Tokyo’s Beer Gardens

August 25, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

It could be argued that one of the greatest things on Earth is sitting outside on a warm summer’s day with an ice cold beer. Being from the south west of England I am used to having a pub on every corner, and almost all of them will have a garden of some kind for […]

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PASPY vs ICOCA: IC Cards in Hiroshima

August 25, 2016 by Jade Brischke

When people mention Japan, one of the first things they think of is the fast and efficient means of transportation that are available for both locals and visitors alike. Trains, subways, buses and in Hiroshima, the streetcars, are clean, safe, always on time and perhaps best of all, relatively cheap compared to many other Western […]

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Volunteering in Tokyo

August 25, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

When living in a new country it can be a great thing to offer your free time to help the local community. One such way is volunteering for a nonprofit organization (NPO) . Volunteering has a lot of upsides and few downsides to it.  It is a great way to meet new people when moving […]

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