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Pile of Clothes

Recycling clothes in Nagoya

I hate the idea of throwing out old clothes in the trash, but put my hand up and admit to having done so several times over the years here in Japan. In the past I've spent a lot of time and effort ... Read More

Nagoya Beach 700

A red Hot August 2014 in Nagoya

There's something very special about Summer in Japan.  The electric buzz of the cicadas echoing around the city, the multitude of festivals and firework displays all over the country, and the ... Read More



Atsuta Shrine

Founded almost 2000 years ago, Atsuta Shrine is one of the

Futaba Museum

Cultural Path Futaba Museum

With a striking orange western-style roof, grand parlor

Higashiyama Zoo and Gardens

Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Set in vast greenery, The Zoo and Gardens feel a million

Where To Eat


Yabaton – (Nagoya Station / Sakae)

With the unmistakable sumo wrestler


Outback Steakhouse – (Sakae)

Looking for a great place for dinner,


Torikizoku – (Kanayama Station)

With 12 shops in Nagoya, Torikizoku is

Get Involved

Nagoya Friends Party

Nagoya Friends

Nagoya Friends has been doing international


Nagoya International Computer Club (NIPCC)

For those interested in computers, gadgets, mobile

Nag Int Volleyball

Nagoya International Volleyball Club

NIVC is fun, exciting, and international gathering