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Museum of Yebisu Beer, Tokyo

May 12, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

  In 1887, the Japan Beer Brewery Company cleared an area of farmland in order to build a brewery where they would make, using German methods, their new premium beer, Yebisu. In the intervening years, the area which came to be named after the beer (rather than the commonly held belief that it was the […]

Feeling Crafty – The Top Craft Beer Pubs in Tokyo

May 8, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

While Asahi and Kirin beers are world renowned, it could be argued that, along with Sapporo, they do not have the most exciting tastes. As such, expats often have somewhat justifiable cause to pine for the beer of their homelands. While there are the usual chains of British and Irish bars all over Tokyo, these […]

Volunteering in Tokyo

April 20, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

When living in a new country it can be a great thing to offer your free time to help the local community. One such way is volunteering for a nonprofit organization (NPO) . Volunteering has a lot of upsides and few downsides to it.  It is a great way to meet new people when moving […]

13th Annual Charity Soccer Tournament in Yokohama

April 18, 2017 by Ray Proper

Once again our annual Charity Soccer day is fast approaching, and with the current struggles we see around the world from famine in Africa to humanitarian crisis’ is Europe & the middle east, our beneficiary Refugees International Japan (RIJ), is in much need of our and your ongoing support. Please read all about last years […]