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English Information For Friends Toyota

April 17, 2018 by Admin

Join English Information For Friends for an awesome experience where you can visit a tea field where the highest quality, hand picked tea is grown. Experience Hand-Picking Green Tea Leaves (with English support) When: Saturday, May 26th 2018 13:30 – 15:30 Where: Kokaen (67, Yashikibata, Yoshiwara-cho, Toyota City) Meet in front of the tea shop. (Parking space available.) Map […]

Inuyama Festival Near Nagoya

March 21, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Not content with being the site of Japan’s oldest (and arguably most elegant) castle, or being a staggeringly beautiful city, every spring sees Inuyama host a particularly spellbinding festival. The Inuyama festival is held annually on the first weekend of April and was begun under the orders of Owari clan retainer Hayatonosho Masatora Naruse in 1635 […]

Chubu Walkathon and International Charity Festival

March 15, 2018 by Ray Proper

The Chubu Walkathon is back!  This exciting event raises money for charity, and offers a great family friendly day in the park for adults and children alike. The Walkathon is not just a walking course.  This fun and memorable family event offers great food, live music and stage shows, a children’s activity zone, and a raffle with […]

Things to do in Nagoya During Golden Week 2018

March 13, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Golden week is the longest public holiday in Japan (April 28 to May 6, 2018), and many residents make a trip abroad, or to a tourist area like Kyoto over the break.  Trains and airports can be crowded, and the traffic into any area worth a visit is going to be heavy at best, standstill […]

Sake’ing it to ya, at the Nayabashi Sake Festival in Ngaoya

February 26, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Forget Asahi, Kirin or Strong Zero, there can be no doubt that the national drink of Japan is sake. ‘Nihonshu’, to give it its proper title (with ‘sake’ being a term to cover all alcoholic drinks), has been the main tipple of choice in these parts since the Nara period (710 to 794), after which it became used […]

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