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A ‘Pizza’ the action – Authentic Italian Pizza in Nagoya

December 27, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

While Japan is well known for its glorious food, no matter how much you love sushi, tempura, or shabushabu, there is a good chance that you will find yourself craving food from back home. For me, it’s pizza. I’m totally hooked on the circular discs of cheesy joy. Fortunately there are loads of fantastic pizza […]

Aichi Nagoya Yuki Festival

December 20, 2016 by admin

The Aichi Nagoya Snow Festival is 2000 tons of snow imported from Nagano and Gifu on an annual basis for our enjoyment! This family friendly festival offers an equivalent tonnage of fun things to do besides the 2000 tones of snow used to create a 50 meter snow slide which you can fly down using […]

Hatsumode in Nagoya – Shrines to Visit for New Years

November 28, 2016 by First Admin

Oshogatsu, or New Years, is  the most important holiday in Japan. Businesses shut down January 1 to January 3, families gather to spend time together.  The New Year Lottery numbers have been announced, New Year cards have been exchanged, and most places around Japan start looking like ghost towns. Sometime during those first three days, most people […]

Brewery Tours in Nagoya

November 22, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

When it comes to alcoholic beverages, the Japanese are most proud of their sake and rightly so. However, while sake is one of the most recognisable totems of Japanese culture, outside of the country, you’ll be hard pressed to find many people who regularly drink it. Yet, when it comes to Asahi Super Dry and […]

Scouting in Nagoya

November 17, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

When Lord Baden Powell published the first edition of ‘Scouting for Boys’, a guidebook of survival techniques he learned during the Second Boer War and adapted for Britian’s youth he sparked a worldwide phenomenon. Although the Scouting movement has become very different to what he may have imagined it to be (I’m not quite sure what he would […]

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