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Lena Yamaguchi
Nagoya Winter Illuminations 2020
Nagoya, and in fact Japan, really embrace the Christmas season with illuminations and other winter events going on in December each year. One highlight of winter in Nagoya is the amazing winter illuminations that go up each year around the middle of November and mostly stay up until January or even February of the new...
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Hitsumabushi
Eel is a Japanese delicacy. It is served in many different ways such as Unagi Sushi, Unagi Don (Unagi bowl), Unaju (Unagi rice) and every restaurant has its own special recipe, grilling technique, and secret sauce ingredients. There are countless Unagi eel dishes using grilled eel, steamed eel, cooked eel, or a combination. You get...
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Tokoname
Tokoname is home to Chubu Centrair International Airport, the largest airport in the region. What many people don’t know, it is also a city with a long tradition of pottery and amazing craftsmanship. Tokoname is an excellent place to visit as a day or half-day trip from Nagoya (or the airport if you have a...
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Nagoya Marriott Associa
Are you planning a trip to Nagoya and want to make it an exceptional experience? It is not only important what kind of activities you do during the day, but also to rest during the night and to really let yourself go from the stress of everyday life. And there is no better way to...
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Nagoya Transport
If you are planning a trip to Nagoya, or have just arrived, and now you are wondering about the best way to explore the city (or simply how to best get to your hotel) this post is for you. It outlines all possible modes of transportation in Nagoya, as well as your options to explore...
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Nagoya Festival
The Nagoya Festival, which takes place annually in mid-October, is one of the greatest autumn festivals in Nagoya. The entire city is filled with a festive air, celebrating its past, present, and future.  If you love Japanese festivals and want to experience the vibrant energy and a mix of entertainment, culture, and history, this event...
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Autumn Leaves in Nagoya
It has been getting colder in Nagoya over the past couple of weeks, and autumn is finally here. It is one of the most beautiful seasons for a visit to Japan, and depending on who you ask maybe even better than spring! While September, the official start of autumn can still be quite hot and...
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Toyokawa Inari Foxes
Have you spent a couple of days exploring Nagoya? Visited Nagoya Castle, shopped for subculture items at the Osu Shopping District, experienced the bustling nightlife of Sakae, and wore a Kimono while exploring the old Shikemichi and Endoji districts? Then it’s time for a change of scenery and to explore more of Aichi Prefecture. That’s...
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Nagoya Sweets - Uiro
This post is for everyone with a sweet tooth! If you love sweets and trying all the sweet things wherever, whenever, then this post is for you. We are going to introduce you to the most famous and delicious local Nagoya sweets. Traditional Japanese sweets as well as modern creations. From cheap to expensive and...
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Komedas Coffee Morning Set
If you have ever traveled to Japan, you will probably have noticed that a traditional Japanese breakfast is very different from any other kind of breakfast you have ever had. It consists of foods that in other countries would be considered a full lunch or maybe even dinner. Typically, a traditional Japanese breakfast consists of...
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