Getting Fit – The Best Places to Jog in Nagoya

April 28, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

If like me you are struggling to shift those few extra pounds picked up over the winter, you may be looking at the coming summer months and wanting to get back into shape before you hit the beach. There are plenty of ways you can do this. You could head to one of the city’s excellent public […]

Nagoya Sake Brewery Festival 2017 and Sake Tasting

April 25, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Were you to take the evidence offered up by Japanese TV, you might be fooled into believing that the Japanese drink of choice was either humdrum lager or cans of whiskey highball. But you would be wrong. There is no doubt that the national drink of Japan is sake, or to give it its proper title, […]

Art Exhibitions to See in Nagoya – May 2017

April 25, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

While not usually considered a cultural heartland of art, like Tokyo, there are actually plenty of great exhibitions to see in the city. Below is our pick of the bunch for this May. Utagawa Hirose – Fifty-Three Stations of the Tôkaidô For anyone who has done a bit of traveling around Japan, or is perhaps planning to […]

Belgian Beer Weekend Nagoya

April 21, 2017 by Ray Proper

The famous Belgian Beer Weekend traditionally takes place in the first weekend of September at the beautiful “Grand Place of Brussels.”  The Japan versions of this event? Not in September! Belgian beer, food and music. Welcome to the best weekend! Belgium is probably the best kept secret in Europe! Although it may be one of the […]

Nagoya Latino American Festival in Sakae

April 18, 2017 by Ray Proper

Festival Latino Americano Nagoya is the place to be in Nagoya! Come to Sakae and see live Latin music, Salsa dancers, Flamenco, Tango, Artistic shows and performances, and of course delicious Latin American food & drink! If you can’t find good Mexican food here, it is surely impossible in Japan. See you there! 2017 Nagoya Latino […]