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Lena Yamaguchi
Autumn Leaves in Nagoya
The season of summer festivals has come to an end, and it is gradually getting cooler in Nagoya: autumn is finally here. Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons for a visit to Japan, and depending on whom you ask, even better than spring! While September, the official start of autumn can still be...
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When we heard for the first time that Ghibli Park was going to open close to Nagoya in the autumn of 2022 we were so excited! Sure it was still years away, but it would mean more western travelers would visit and enjoy Nagoya, and hopefully stick around to see more of our fascinating second...
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Tanabata festival streamers
A fairy tale might not have been what you were expecting when you opened this blog post, but we will tell you one anyway. It is a story of gods and love. Orihime, the sewing princess and daughter of the Sky King, was sewing beautiful clothes by the Heavenly River, known in our modern understanding...
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Okazaki Fireworks
Summer is finally here! And with the arrival of the hot weather, we are ready to have some fun! The Japanese summers are synonymous with incredible festivals. Summer inspires some of the most stunning Natsu Matsuri (summer festivals) with Obon dances and spectacular fireworks displays. Everyone dresses up in their most beautiful Yukata and looks...
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Traveling with kids adds an extra challenge to all travel plans. You need to find activities that are interesting to your kiddies because many probably won’t want to see the same attractions that adults do. This post is filled with the top things to do in and around Nagoya with your family. It is filled...
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Shrine in Nagoya
The Japanese have a peculiar relationship to religion. Most people identify as both Shinto and Buddhist, or nothing at all. Still following rituals of either, depending on the occasion. Weddings are often Shinto, burials almost exclusively Buddhist. They also like to sprinkle in Christian holidays for good measure. Because of this very inclusive mindset, anyone...
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Having an English-speaking guide in a country where you don’t speak the language can be invaluable. That’s where volunteer guide organizations come in. Volunteer guide organizations help residents connect with travelers to share their knowledge and love for their hometown. These guides are primarily amateurs, many of whom are retired, passionately offering their services for...
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Toyota Museum in Nagoya
If you know anything about cars, you are probably aware that Toyota is one of the biggest car manufacturers worldwide.  But did you know that Toyota is originally from Nagoya? Logically, Nagoya and other parts of Aichi Prefecture are the perfect places to geek out about cars in general and Toyota in particular. In fact,...
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Nikko Style Nagoya
If Nagoya is not boring was a hotel rather than a booking site for tours and experiences, it would be the lifestyle hotel Nikko Style Nagoya. Both started operation only last year during the height of the coronavirus pandemic; both like to show off their love for Nagoya, Aichi, and the region in everything they...
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Are you looking for a stylish location to enjoy a burger and steak dinner?  Or would you rather have delicious cocktails in a modern lounge?  Or yet still, you are looking for a place to have a long and healthy lunch with your girlfriends? Or a couple of glasses of craft beer with the guys?...
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