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Let’s Tour – Sendai: What to see & do

November 30, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

For a city its size (just over one million people, which is considered small by Japan standards), Sendai has a storied past, steeped in nature, and has a vibrant lifestyle for its citizens. This all adds up to a perfect place to check out if you’re looking for a change of pace from the hustle […]

Santa and Friends Nagoya -Caring for Nagoya’s Orphans

November 25, 2018 by Ray Proper

Santa and Friends Nagoya has been caring for Nagoya’s orphans, and providing an opportunity for people to participate in volunteer activities and make friends in Nagoya for 9 years.  If you like children and have been looking for some way to give back, this may be your best opportunity in Nagoya! Santa and Friends Nagoya […]

Get the Seishun 18 Kippu and See Japan on the Cheap!

October 26, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

If there is one thing that Japan does well it is train travel. While the locals take it for granted that trains will be clean, safe and punctual, many of us know that this is not necessarily the norm in other nations. Another fantastic aspect of Japanese travel is the fact that, at certain times of […]

KidZania Tokyo – Your Kids’ Working Holiday

October 13, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you spend hours playing doctors and nurses? Did you imitate your school teachers? Did you pretend to be a fireman, a policewoman or a bus driver? At Kidzania, your children can do just that, but for real. Following the success of initial projects in […]

The Nagoya Festival

September 5, 2018 by Ray Proper

  The Nagoya Festival is held annually on the third Saturday and Sunday of October.  The main attraction is a parade, lead by Nagoya’s 3 most famous historical figures and  feudal lords; Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, and Ieyasu Tokugawa,  of 700 mounted soldiers, foot soldiers, entertainers, and dancers.  Besides the parade, there are various events […]

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