Cool Down with Shaved Ice This Summer

May 23, 2017 by Justin Hanus

If it is summer in Japan it is time for kakigori. Kakigori is the nation’s traditional hot weather treat – a mound of shaved ice sweetened with condensed milk and flavored with fruit or syrups. You can get your kakigori fix just about anywhere – in coffee shops, restaurants, at festivals, on street corners or […]

A Reminder of the Time in Osaka When the World Came to Visit

May 23, 2017 by Justin Hanus

The Tower of the Sun stands in Expo Commemoration Park as the standout reminder of the first World’s Fair ever held in Asia, Osaka Expo ’70. The idea of a World’s Fair took flight in London, England in 1851 under the banner of “The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations.” The […]

Nostalgic Car Festival

May 20, 2017 by admin

  If you are interested in cars, you may want to check out the Gulf Nagoya Nostalgic Car Festival, which features classic rides.  There are no shortage of interesting vehicles to peruse, as well as other attractions such as; special guests, performances, and a food court. Gulf Nagoya Nostalgic Car Festival 2017 This event is more […]