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Osu Street Performers’ Festival

October brings the Nagoya Festival, a huge parade throughout the city celebrating three great warriors and historical leaders connected to the city: Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. However this is by no means the only – nor even the most interesting –…

Find your Halloween Costume in Nagoya

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you that leaving your costume to the last minute, and dressing “as yourself” or a “an axe murderer, because they look just like you and me” isn’t as clever as you…

Bicycle Liability Insurance

There are two major cities in Japan that require bicycle riders to maintain liability insurance as a condition for riding in the city.  These are: Osaka City Nagoya City (from October 2017)  Clients and readers living or visiting these areas…

Must See Shrines and Temples of Nagoya

Japan is served by two predominant religions: Shinto and Buddhism. Shinto is a form of ancestor worship and is the traditional religion of Japan – though it was codified in the eighth century it had been around for many centuries…

Grape Picking Around Aichi

Grape Picking in Okazaki Fruit picking is a popular family activity in Japan, and farms across the country offer the opportunity to pick fruit directly from the tree from their orchards.  Typically farms will charge visitors a set amount for…