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…

Mailing Christmas Gifts Home from Japan

The first of November in Japan is marked by a noticeable drop in temperature and the sudden appearance of decorations and music in public spaces with Christmas themes. In our home countries, this early appearance would annoy us a bit,…

Pachinko company president found slain in Nagoya

Results of an autopsy revealed the cause of death to be loss of blood resulting from his arteries and veins having been slashed, police said The post Pachinko company president found slain in Nagoya appeared first on TokyoReporter. ———————————————————- Pachinko…

Nagoya International Center Registered Volunteers Wanted for 2019

Nagoya International Center Registered Volunteers Wanted for 2019 平成31年度名古屋国際センター登録ボランティア募集 The Nagoya International Center is calling for individuals to register as volunteers in the areas of international exchange, international cooperation, and multicultural coexistence. Applicants must be able to attend a registration…

Peer Support Salon

Peer Support Salon (4 sessions) ピアサポートサロン(全4回) Do you worry about your child’s development? Do you find it difficult to talk to others about your concerns? Meet other parents in the same situation, with similar concerns, and learn how to interact…

Christmas Present Ideas From Japan

Whether you love it or loathe it, Christmas shopping time is pretty much here. Personally, I’m in the latter camp. As the eldest of 13 cousins (and now countless cousins-once-removed) Christmas shopping becomes a Herculean task, as coming up with…

November 2018 Events

Traditional Festivals ◆Atsuta Shrine – Upcoming Events 熱田神宮 近日の神事・例祭 Atsuta Kōsha Shūki Taisai / 熱田講社秋季大祭 This autumn festival is held at the Hongū (Main Shrine) to pray for the safety of the worshippers’ associations throughout Japan who pay reverence to Atsuta…

Nagoya Calendar – November 2018 Edition

What’s inside the November 2018 edition of the Nagoya Calendar? Our monthly 12 page publication available in print and online. Featuring upcoming Nagoya International Center events, as well as events and exhibitions in and around Nagoya, movies & sporting events,…