World Beer Summit in Nagoya

July 31, 2017 by admin

With all that is happening in the world today I think we can all agree that a summit is needed.  A beer summit, perhaps with “beers from around the world + the best music = so happy” as its theme.  If such a thing were possible it seems likely we could sort these issues post haste, […]

Really Seeing The Sights: Observation Decks Around Nagoya

July 31, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Whether you love or loathe the hustle and bustle of the big city, there are no two ways about it: Nagoya is an amazing place. There is so much going on, and so much to take in. It is a mass of contradictions and a striking hodge-podge of contrasting styles, of the traditional and the […]

Nippon Domannaka Matsuri in Nagoya

July 20, 2017 by Ray Proper

The Nippon Domannaka Matsuri, commonly called Domatsuri, is the largest dance festival in the Nagoya/Chubu region, and involves dancers from all over Japan and abroad. This festival is one of the highlights of the Nagoya summer.  Every year over 200 dance teams and 23,000 performers participate by sharing original music, costumes, and dance routines that incorporate their own local culture with an […]

Grape Picking Around Aichi

July 12, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Fruit picking is a popular family activity in Japan, and farms across the country offer the opportunity to pick fruit directly from the tree from their orchards.  Typically farms will charge visitors a set amount for a set period of time; fees range from 800 to 3000 yen or more, and the set times generally […]

Hope Quiz Nights in Tokyo and Nagoya

July 3, 2017 by admin

Have fun and prove your smarts, for charity!  Events take place in Tokyo and Nagoya, please see below for more information on each, and information about the charity host, HOPE International Development Agency Japan, at the very bottom. HOPE Quiz Night Tokyo Join  the first HOPE Quiz Night in Tokyo at Hobgoblin Roppongi? You and your […]