Nagoya’s Magical Firefly Festivals

May 7, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

With the rainy season fast approaching and the humidity ramping up like an overly-confident Evil Knievel, June is perhaps one of the least favored months in Japan. However, with that said, this combination of conditions is precisely what is required for one of the more beautiful, natural sights: the glow of the firefly. In her 1002 […]

Thai Festival in Nagoya’s Hisayaodori Park

May 1, 2018 by Ray Proper

The annual Thai Festival in is an extremely popular early summer event in Nagoya.  Held at Hisayaodori Park, rain or shine, you can enjoy a wide selection of Thai Food and Drink from the many vendors.  Most of the Thai Restaurants in Nagoya participate, and the food is excellent.  You can also find many Thai goods and […]

Sports You Can Join in Kobe

April 25, 2018 by Justin Hanus

Sport plays a big part in modern Japanese life and expat sports enthusiasts can find plenty of activities to keep them fit and entertained. Kobe is home to some world-class sporting facilities and has clubs and sessions open to everyone that run throughout the year, from martial arts classes to a relaxing 18 holes of […]

Sakushima, Aichi’s Art Island

October 17, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Sakushima is a small island in the sparkling Mikawa bay to the east of Nagoya  which, together with Himakajima and Shinojima makes up the Aichi Archipelago. Small it may be, but it is absolutely packed with things to do. Seeing Sakushima Island Sakushima is a delightful little island, and when I say little – with just an area of 173 […]

Nostalgic Car Festival

May 20, 2017 by admin

  If you are interested in cars, you may want to check out the Gulf Nagoya Nostalgic Car Festival, which features classic rides.  There are no shortage of interesting vehicles to peruse, as well as other attractions such as; special guests, performances, and a food court. Gulf Nagoya Nostalgic Car Festival 2017 This event is more […]

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