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Drone Restrictions in Japan

According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT), you do not need permission to fly a drone as long as you intend to operate your drone in non-prohibited airspace and follow all operational limitations. Prohibited Airspace If…

HOPE International Development Agency Japan

HOPE International Development Agency’s vision is to extend compassion to the neglected poor. HOPE-JP is part of the HOPE network, which raises compassion for families in the developing world across 9 different countries, including Canada. By partnering with people around…

Day trips from Nagoya – Tajimi, Gifu

Just over the border from Aichi into Gifu Prefecture is the town of Tajimi, an area renowned for its ceramic manufacture, great natural beauty and peaceful streets. Being just 40 minutes by train from Nagoya it is an excellent destination…

Holiday Dining Options in Nagoya

Nagoya has very good food, and there are a lot of options available to you on a day to day basis.  At holiday time however, you may need some hints on where to go to get your fill of holiday…

Apps for Learning and Using Japanese

Living in Japan means having to some extent assimilating to one of the most complex language systems mankind has devised, or at least that’s how it feels. The spoken language is a mixture of original Japanese words mixed with ancient and…

Buying a Christmas Tree in Nagoya 2018

If you are in the market for a Christmas Tree to liven up your holiday season you with trim and presents, you are in luck. Stocks are very limited so, don’t delay!  The trees are a bit shorter than you might get…

Ise’s Oyster Eating Extravaganza in Mie

Through much of the western world oysters are considered something of a delicacy. They are an aphrodesiac, they are rare, and thanks to their high price they are often considered the preserve of the wealthy, up there with champagne, caviar…

Minpaku: Subletting in Japan

Minpaku is a private accommodation or lodging available for rent – not a hotel, Airbnb, etc.   Staying in a minpaku is often cheaper when compared to hotels, and offer more options for guests. Also, the owner of the apartments/houses can…