Posts Tagged ‘ Japan Travel ’

Earthquakes & Japan Travel Safety Tips

Aug 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Travel

Japan has more earthquake activity than almost any place in the world.  While we don’t have noticeable earthquakes everyday, they are a common occurrence – one that gets your attention but doesn’t hold it for long unless unless it is longer or stronger than “usual”.  The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that was felt in Tokyo last […]

Bullfighting in Okinawa

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Events

A bullfight in Okinawa is quite the spectacle – unlike bullfighting in Spanish speaking cultures, there is no Matador to face the bull; it is one bull challenging another and neither will be seriously injured or die in the event. The bullfighting arena is a dome-shaped structure with open sides providing air circulation.  A circular […]

Japan:A Closer Look at Chugoku – Part 1

Mar 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Regional Travel Resources

The Chugoku region of Japan is located on the southwestern tip of Japan’s main island of Honshu and includes the prefecture of Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori, and Yamaguchi. Our Closer Look at Chugoku will be broken into two parts starting with Hiroshim, Okayama and Shimane.  Next week we’ll take a closer look at Tottori, and […]