Getting to know you: Azabu Juban, Tokyo

December 25, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

As one of the most fashionable and exclusive neighborhoods in central Tokyo, Azabu Juban is a fantastic place in which to live or simply enjoy. You can find favorite shopping boutiques, cool little cafes and small independent stores in which you can find something a little different from that of the big chains of some […]

Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2019

December 25, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

Like food? Silly question right, of course you like food?! If you are looking for the opportunity to sample dishes from all over Japan, but don’t really have the time on your hands to be bouncing through all 47 prefectures and regions to seek out each individual dish (Or like me, you already have “been […]

Skiing in Nagoya: Day and Weekend Trips!

December 24, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

There’s nothing more exhilarating than standing on the top of a slope, the pure white snow stretching out below you, or that moment when you lean forward and the wind begins to rush around your face as you start down the mountain in graceful arcs to the bottom. Yes, the first snow has fallen, which […]

Umeda Sky Building

Fun Things to Do in Kansai 2019

December 22, 2018 by Justin Hanus

The New Year is upon us and attention turns for many on resolutions for the year ahead. For those of you who have pledged to get out and try new things in 2019, here is a selection of fun things on offer in Kansai that will create a few memories – not to mention great […]

Firefighting Display in Kobe’s Meriken Park 2019

December 21, 2018 by Justin Hanus

There is a lot that needs to be protected from burning in Japan. The forests are sacred and wood is a traditional building material that goes back centuries. Smoke was so common in Edo, as Tokyo was once known, that the capital was known as the “city of fires.” It is no surprise that Japan […]

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