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Tokyo Summer Sumo Basho 2017

April 17, 2017 by Justin Hanus

Out of the six annual grand tournaments of sumo wrestling, Tokyo hosts three.  Of those the Tokyo Summer Sumo Basho in May in particular is an experience like none other! For fifteen days all levels of athletes show up and hope to advance along in the tournament, while their fans fill the stadium with their […]

Tokyo International Art Fair

April 16, 2017 by admin

The Tokyo International Art Fair is the first commercial fair of Japan to establish an international network for Collectors to connect and engage with the Artists directly – commission free. With talented exhibitors coming from all over Europe, also UK, US, Australia, and local Asian artists. You can look forward to a varied and colourful […]

26th Annual Chubu Walkathon and International Charity Festival

April 15, 2017 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 […]

Welcome the Warmer Weather with 6 Natural Escapes in Kobe

March 27, 2017 by Justin Hanus

Situated between the sea and an impressive mountain range, Kobe boasts an array of stunning outdoor escapes located within and just beyond the bustling port city. Kobe might not be as massive an industrial and commercial center as some of its neighboring cities, but that doesn’t stop tourists and locals from flocking to its many […]

Get More Than Your Fill at Osaka’s International Festival UTAGE

March 23, 2017 by Justin Hanus

If you are going to be known as the capital of something in Japan, there aren’t many better things than to be the “Food Capital of Japan,” a title often bestowed on Osaka. Every four years Osaka has hosted the International Festival UTAGE (Japanese for “feast,”) a sort of foodie Olympics with dishes on offer […]