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Yamathon – Walking Around Tokyo, Saving Lives

April 9, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo visiting all 29 stations of the famous JR Yamanote train line in under 12 hours. They say that charity begins at home, and if your home is in or around Tokyo, then the Tokyo Yamathon […]

Aichi Children’s Center “Kids Town” at Expo Park in Nagakute

December 9, 2015 by Ray Proper

Aichi Children’s Center’s “Kids Town” is a wealth of things to do for cheap in Nagoya with kids! Envisioned as a place where kids can “invigorate their minds and bodies, challenge themselves, find excitement, while thinking and feeling freely,” Kids Town is a place for children to find and create themselves through new experiences, play, excitement, […]

Sightseeing in Kobe

October 16, 2015 by admin

. . If you find yourself in the Kansai region, the lovely port city of Kobe offers interesting history, colorful culture, architectural marvels, and delicious cuisine!  Here are a few sightseeing options in Kobe! . . . . . Ikuta Shrine Anyone hungry for a taste of the rich historical culture that Japan has to offer […]

Hattori Daily Farm in Kanagawa

October 9, 2015 by admin

Since 1969 the Hattori Daily Farm in Kanagawa has raised dairy cows on green pastures not that far away from Tokyo.  Hattori Farm is a bit of working dairy a bit “dude ranch” where you can come learn and even touch the many animals they raise, you can even try your hand at milking a cow! The  10 […]

Kid Friendly Halloween Events in Nagoya

September 27, 2015 by Ray Proper

A list of Kid Friendly Halloween Events in Nagoya (updated annually) Aichi International School Halloween Party 2015 On Friday October 31st, Aichi International School will hold its annual Halloween Party. Everyone is welcome.  In the afternoon between 1-3.30pm they have a party exclusively for kindergarten aged students (2-6 years old). This event is totally FREE. Kids […]