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What’s on in Yokohama, October 2017

September 12, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Just a short jaunt from Tokyo, despite being the second biggest city in the country and only 20 minutes from the craziness of the capital, Yokohama manages to retain a sense of peace, neighborhood atmosphere and charm that makes it an excellent destination for a day trip to escape the hustle and bustle. As well as […]

Hatchiman Matsuri, One of Japan’s Most Beautiful Festivals in Enchanting Takayama

September 12, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Located in Gifu Prefecture, and surrounded by some of Japan’s richest natural areas  just below the famous Northern Alps, Takayama is some what isolated and distant.  This isolation allowed the city to develop its own distinct culture that combines that of nearby Edo (modern day Tokyo) and Kyoto’s into a new and interesting way. It also […]

Family Friendly Halloween Activities in Tokyo

September 11, 2017 by Ray Proper

Once upon a time in Tokyo, celebrating Halloween meant dressing up in a costume and riding the Yamanote Line around the center of town drinking heavily and being unruly. Other than that weirdness, you really couldn’t tell October 31st from November 3rd, or any other average day here in Japan.  More recently though, times have changed […]

Find Your Halloween Costume in Tokyo

September 10, 2017 by Ray Proper

Halloween is rapidly approaching so get your costume soon because  leaving your costume to the last minute and dressing as “an axe murderer, because they look just like you and me” isn’t as clever as you think it is.  Halloween was not really “a thing” in Japan previously, but recently they have been jumping on the ghoulish bandwagon, so […]

Find your Halloween Costume in Nagoya

September 10, 2017 by admin

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you that leaving your costume to the last minute, and dressing “as yourself” or a “an axe murderer, because they look just like you and me” isn’t as clever as you think it is.  Get your costume on in Nagoya!  Halloween was not really “a thing” […]

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