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The Nagoya Festival

September 5, 2018 by Ray Proper

  The Nagoya Festival is held annually on the third Saturday and Sunday of October.  The main attraction is a parade, lead by Nagoya’s 3 most famous historical figures and  feudal lords; Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, and Ieyasu Tokugawa,  of 700 mounted soldiers, foot soldiers, entertainers, and dancers.  Besides the parade, there are various events […]

Nagoya Comedy: Served up Monthly

August 31, 2018 by Admin

Looking for funny?  Well, you are in luck, because “Nagoya Comedy” brings you funny in all senses of the word.  Nagoya, Japan’s own (and only) English language stand-up comedy troupe holds regular live stand-up shows throughout central Japan featuring a cavalcade of funny; funny looking, funny thinking, and just plain “funny ha ha” local comedians who will […]

All Japan Gyoza Festival at Nagakute’s Moricoro Park

August 29, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Much like ramen, gyoza is a dish with Chinese origins that the Japanese have taken to their hearts. Typically filled with ground pork, chives, green onion, cabbage, ginger, garlic, soy sauce and sesame oil, these little dumplings can be fried or boiled, but are almost always delicious, not to mention incredibly moreish. However, as well as the […]

Bicycle Liability Insurance

August 28, 2018 by admin

There are two major cities in Japan that require bicycle riders to maintain liability insurance as a condition for riding in the city.  These are: Osaka City Nagoya City Clients and readers living or visiting these areas must be aware of this responsibility before hitting the road, but everyone should consider getting some level of […]

Do You Know Nags? Nagoya’s Hidden Gems

August 28, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Whether you have been here for a few weeks or know the city like the back of your hand, Nagoya is a city that is full of surprises. New restaurants and bars pop up all the time, and you can be strolling down a familiar street and suddenly notice a temple you’ve never seen before. […]

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