Earthquake Preparedness in Japan

June 14, 2018 by First Admin

Japan is among the world’s most seismically active countries, which means that earthquakes are a relatively common occurrence. Small tremors are usually felt in some part of the country everyday, and there have been several big quakes in the last few years resulting in damage and deaths. While the damage was very significant, it is […]

Get Your Grill On – Nagoya’s BBQ Spots

May 29, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

The Japanese have something of a love/hate relationship with the summer months. As soon as the mercury climbs above 25 degrees, women break out the parasols, curtains are pulled tight to keep out sunlight, and everyone’s vocabulary is limited to a single word: atsui (hot!).  But that is not to say that the summer is entirely […]

Getting Up Close and Personal at Nagoya’s Sumo Stables

May 29, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

The sumo season centers around six fifteen-day major competitions, or ‘honbasho’, throughout the year, with three events held in Tokyo in January, May and September, one in March in Osaka, one in Fukuoka in November, and July sees the Nagoya Basho. The honbasho – literally ‘real tournament’ – are of great importance to the sumo […]

Recycle Centers in Nagoya Tenpaku Ward

May 23, 2018 by Yamamori

Recycle Center (AOKI Supermarket Ueda) / (アオキスーパー植田店) Telephone:      052-808-2101 Address:          2-701 Uedaminami, Tenpaku-ku, Nagoya (map link) Parking available Open Hours:  2nd / 4th Saturday  10:00am-2:00pm Papers (newspapers, magazines, cartons, cardboard boxes) Cans / Glass Bottles (beverage and food cans and bottles only) Metal (frying pans, kettles) Others (used clothes, blankets, bed sheets) […]

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