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English teacher from Australia attempted to use fake JR pass

Suspect allegedly presented a forged Japan Rail Pass to an attendant at JR Shinagawa Station […] ———————————————————- English teacher from Australia attempted to use fake JR pass Original Source: Tokyo Reporter English teacher from Australia attempted to use fake JR…

When the Trains Stop in Nagoya: Where to Look for Info

During inclement weather and other unpleasantness the trains will stop of be severely delayed.  You can find more information, in Japanese, in the following places.   http://www.meitetsu.co.jp/train/trouble_case/?_ga=2.234308190.1906012088.1513071167-547339048.1513071167   https://www.kotsu.city.nagoya.jp/jp/pc/emergency/index.html#HIG    http://global.trafficinfo.westjr.co.jp/sp/en/express   http://traininfo.jr-central.co.jp/sep/pc/senku01/P02.html    will add more information later, just…

Holiday Illumination in Nagoya

Here are some popular places to experience illumination in and around Nagoya. Nabana no Sato The best place to see winter illumination is in 10 minutes from Kuwana Station in Mie. Nabana no Sato is the closest thing you will get in…

Japanese New Years’ Traditions

New Year is the main holiday of the year in Japan and the country shuts down for several days as people take time off to spend time with their families and relax. As with Christmas celebrations in the West, there…

Tokyo police: Members of suspected groper gang met online

Suspects allegedly probed their fingers inside the underwear of the woman, a female office worker aged in her 20s, inside a carriage of the JR Saikyo Line […] ———————————————————- Tokyo police: Members of suspected groper gang met online Original Source:…

Nagoya City Fire Department’s 2018 New Year Event

Nagoya City Fire Department’s 2018 New Year Event 平成30年名古屋市消防出初式 Photo courtesy of Nagoya City Fire Department See around 2,000 professional and volunteer firefighters and members of community disaster prevention organizations, with fire vehicles, ambulances and fire helicopters in a display…

New Year Countdown Parties Near Nagoya

New Year is an important time in Japan, but things are celebrated a little differently here then they are badck home. You are no doubt already clued up on Japan’s New Year traditions, its New Year’s foods and the shrines to…