Bar Chatter

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Bar Chatter

Japanese phrases to help you navigate the Japanese bar scene and make sure you get what you ordered. ...

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Keep on the grass

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Keep on the grass

Don’t let the humid Kansai heat stop you getting outdoors this summer. What you need is some fresh air, shade, and a stretch of open lake to wet your feet in...

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Rogin’s Ode to Whiskey

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Rogin’s Ode to Whiskey

Poetry for the palate: A Moriguchi man’s love of whiskey has taken him across the world and back, and now he’s Kansai’s go-to man for a true taste of the past. 味覚には、詩情がある。愛するウイス...

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Brunch with Punch

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Brunch with Punch

As July brings on its warm weather and sunny weekends, it’s time to sit back and take it easy with some Osaka-style brunching...

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Horsing around Mongolia

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Horsing around Mongolia

Traipsing along the trails of bears, hoofing through the “Vulture Canyon” and descending the Pass of Certain Death; Horseback adventures in the mountains of Mongolia...

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All Hail The Beer Gods!

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All Hail The Beer Gods!

The 5th annual Kansai Beer Olympics is your call to greatness, will you answer it...

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Features »

Keep on the grass

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

Keep on the grass

Don’t let the humid Kansai heat stop you getting outdoors this summer. What you need is some fresh air, shade, and a stretch of open lake to wet your feet in...

Rogin’s Ode to Whiskey

Rogin’s Ode to Whiskey

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

All Hail The Beer Gods!

All Hail The Beer Gods!

June 2, 2014, Comments Off

Top Asian island retreats

Top Asian island retreats

June 1, 2014, Comments Off

Made in Kansai »

Making a fine point

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Making a fine point

In Sakai, the knives are a cut above. KS meets the men whose handiwork helps world-class chefs earn their stars...

Sweet success is in store

Sweet success is in store

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New take on an ancient tradition

New take on an ancient tradition

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Tiny traditions kept alive in carving

Tiny traditions kept alive in carving

July 1, 2013, Comments Off

Travel »

Horsing around Mongolia

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

Horsing around Mongolia

Traipsing along the trails of bears, hoofing through the “Vulture Canyon” and descending the Pass of Certain Death; Horseback adventures in the...

Travels with Chari for Charity

Travels with Chari for Charity

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One heavenly bus deal

One heavenly bus deal

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Food & Drink »

Brunch with Punch

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Brunch with Punch

As July brings on its warm weather and sunny weekends, it’s time to sit back and take it easy with some Osaka-style brunching...

Three Quick Bites

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Lounging around at Little Long Beach

Lounging around at Little Long Beach

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Kansai’s sake sommelier

Kansai’s sake sommelier

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Film »

When Marnie Was There

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When Marnie Was There

Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Animation, July 17 Starring: Kasumi Arimura, Sara Takatsuki A touching and beautifully-animated story with a touch of the...

Maleficent

Maleficent

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Enemy

Enemy

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Godzilla

Godzilla

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News »

Five Things to Know about Whiskey

Five Things to Know about Whiskey

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

KS International Party

KS International Party

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

Canadian expat masters Soroban

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

Reader’s Photo

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Business »

Cream of the Crop

Cream of the Crop

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From books to bento boxes

From books to bento boxes

June 1, 2014, Comments Off

Art SoHo style

Art SoHo style

May 1, 2014, Comments Off

The muso’s new best friend

The muso’s new best friend

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Making a mint from skateboards

Making a mint from skateboards

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