Lost in calculation no moreApr 1, 2013
Rubbish at maths? Get your brain thinking of numbers more visually, with some free Japanese abacus...
Osaka Sumo 2013: A Big Day OutMar 1, 2013
The big boys are back in Kansai, many with much to prove.
The Kansai Craic SceneMar 1, 2013
Kansai is alive to the sound of Irish music and dancing. And you should see what...
Training for the global stageMar 1, 2013
Canadian Academy is celebrating its 100th year in Kobe. So what’s so good about international schools?...
My kid doesn’t go to schoolMar 1, 2013
No school today? But this kid isn’t playing hooky - he doesn't attend school. His parent...
One night in heavenFeb 1, 2013
One night, one couple and an investigation into the truth behind Japan’s most peculiar of institutions.
J-guys: a field guideFeb 1, 2013
We’re all used to seeing the foreign guy and Japanese girl arm in arm – but...
Snake-spotting in KansaiDec 29, 2012
Snakes! Where? Everywhere! But don’t panic, because they’re mostly harmless. As 2013 is the year of...
Kyoto’s famous fiveDec 29, 2012
You don’t have to go far to take part in hatsumode, the first shrine or temple...
New year’s food: a field guideDec 29, 2012
One of Japan’s annual food traditions, osechi ryori, is a multi-layered box of potential treats. Find...