Travel Blogs from Nagoya, Japan

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Cherry Blossom Festival, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Cherry Blossom Festival

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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Howdy! We went to a park down the road from us yesterday to check out the cherry blossom festivities. Crazy stuff. People bring tarps and park themselves under the cherry blossoms for the night. Public drinking is totally acceptable during this time ...

Just?@Checking In, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Just?@Checking In

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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... so I took the name tags back. I`m surprised with this behaviour given the hightened awareness of the SEXY HARRASU issue they have in Japan these days (that`s how the Japanese refer to sexual harassement). Oh well. When I tried to hand them out again later ...

Elvis has been Cloned in Japan, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Elvis has been Cloned in Japan

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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Sooooo, Yesterday Kyle and I went to a really cool area of town. We got off the subway and were faced with blasting music and a two groups of crazy Elvis impersonnators. These guys just get together in this park, blast their music, and dance their ...

where you can find me now ..., Nagoya, Japan travel blog

where you can find me now ...

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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... new English teachers are now constantly snapping photos. This is not the right place to be if you're camera shy! Last week we went to Nagoya Port to Sea Train Park. Of course, there is no sea, and there weren't any trains. There was a really big ferris ...

It's Been A While ..., Nagoya, Japan travel blog

It's Been A While ...

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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... away. Two weeks after that we have a two week summer vacation! We have no idea what we are going to do for that holiday. Japan Airlines has a promotion right now, where you can fly anywhere in Japan for about $100 (you have to pay full return though), so ...

Me again!, Nagoya, of course!, Japan travel blog

Me again!

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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... with smoke I could hardly breathe. What else is new ... A few weeks ago we participated in a scavenger hunt around Nagoya. We partnered up with another couple from Canada and spent an afternoon collecting various items from a list to accumulate ...

A Typhoon, An Earthquake, and Record High Heat!, Nagoya and Irago, Japan travel blog

A Typhoon, An Earthquake, and Record High Heat!

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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... the mercury is really, really, really soaring. According to many, this is one of the hottest summers ever. Nagoya and Osaka get hotter than other areas of Japan because they are situated between mountains, so all the humidity never leaves. Kyle and I have ...

Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Nagoya

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Nagoya 27th June 2007 Today we checked out and got a very posh and spacious bus (2,500Y each) to Nagoya. We passed incredible green mountain scenery. The journey took about 2 1/2 hours and there were lots of small towns along the way periodically ...

Why are you eating hamster food? - 3rd grdr to me, Osaka, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Why are you eating hamster food? - 3rd grdr to me

A travel blog entry by kateinjapan

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... ! ROAD TRIP TO MIE-KEN, and NAGOYA! Wynne, Katherine, Sara and I left to spend our 3 day weekend in Nagoya (the 4th biggest city in Japan). We stopped in the next prefecture, Mie-ken to see the Eagle Rock and then drove up through the mountains ...

Expo 2005, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Expo 2005

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... but then I took a promotion at work and found I was working way to much to even consider a vacation...especially one to Japan. Since Nagoya is only one stop past Kyoto and rather close to Osaka (thanks Shinkansen!) I popped over to check out the Expo ...

A brief stop in Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

A brief stop in Nagoya

A travel blog entry by sophiatravels

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Next, we headed to Nagoya. Nagoya is the industrial heartland of Japan, where the mega-industries are based. It also has the slightly less impressive honour of being the birthplace of pachinko (whenever we walk past a pachinko parlour here, we cry out ...

Nara and the month that followed, Nara, Ise and Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Nara and the month that followed

A travel blog entry by keno

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... I discovered at Ise for the next week or so which was a treat. Which brings us up to today. Yesterday I made a trip to Nagoya with Pip and Akiko to do some shopping and just reconnect with civilization for awhile. We didn't buy much but it was ...

A traditional Japanese New Year's, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

A traditional Japanese New Year's

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... eating dinner in Kariya, we headed back home to Nagoya late on the 1st. As a final holiday experience, we hopped down to Nagoya's famous Atsuta-jingu on the 3rd, to see what crowds were still heading that way. We weren't disappointed by the turnout, for ...

Maid in Japan, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Maid in Japan

A travel blog entry by davemyers

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... ago. We passed in between Nagano (site of the '98 Winter Olympics) and Tokyo, the capital of Japan before touching down in Nagoya in central Japan. It was nearing 6:00 pm and was overcast. But through the clouds we could see the red ball of the sun ...

Nagoya City, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Nagoya City

A travel blog entry by mm

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... ). Co warto zobaczyc? Na pewno warto po prostu pobyc w miescie (wsrod Japonczykow), pochodzic po ulicach, sklepach i parkach. Z typowo turystycznych atrakcji polecam Aquarium w porcie Nagoya. Niezapomniane wrazenia, szczegolnie urocze sa pingwinki;-) ...

Spontaan een dagje Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Spontaan een dagje Nagoya

A travel blog entry by jorrr

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... te reizen (2 uur met de shinkansen) waar een mooi kasteel staat. Farrah en Kimberley wilden na de coventie ook nog wel even Nagoya bekijken. Maar aangezien we aardig laat waren besloten ze de animeconventie te laten voor wat het is en toch mee te gaan ...

Getting bigger and better, on to Nagoya!, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Getting bigger and better, on to Nagoya!

A travel blog entry by tomerlin_rs

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... at our train station by Dr. Matsubo, a pharmacy professor at Meijo University. He took us on a short sightseeing tour of Nagoya city, including a local china craftmaking factory, zoo and botanical gardens. We enjoyed the day and were quite tired from the ...

Sayonara Japan, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Sayonara Japan

A travel blog entry by gone2asia

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... mit allem Komfort ausgestattet, hier werde ich meine letzten beiden Nächte auf japanischen Boden vermutlich gut verbringen. Die Burg von Nagoya brannte im Zweiten Weltkrieg nieder, man hat sie 1959 wieder aufgebaut, so mit schickem Betonkern und auch den ...

Smacked by Siberia, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Smacked by Siberia

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... me a night's stay if I change them, it better damn well! Thing is, the skies around Kanayama station south of central Nagoya are clearing up at this time. Perhaps our chances are looking up? Then hope turns to despair: after we board the express ...

sorry for the lack of entries, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

sorry for the lack of entries

A travel blog entry by brandonibologna

I will try and catch up with written entries soon.  Until then.... check out some pictures: http://picasaweb.google.com/brandonibologna/Japan?feat=directlink ...

Tokyo to Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Tokyo to Nagoya

A travel blog entry by kevinandjoan

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... home made bread and cakes. We walked to Yotsuya station and negotiated the railway sysyem in to Tokyo where we caught the Shinkansen to Nagoya. When the Shinkansen pulled in to the platform, there was a small army of women in pink who got on board, turned ...

First step towards the next stage, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

First step towards the next stage

A travel blog entry by xerius

... of an overdose to shut it down for a while. After that, it's graduate school time. I'm feeling pretty good about it, really. With nearly four years in Japan under my belt working for the same company, it's time for a change. Soon comes a new ...

The Szczepkos in Japan, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

The Szczepkos in Japan

A travel blog entry by janeyinjapan

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During the middle of September, we were quite fortunate to have Chris' parents visit us in Nagoya. His father was here on business, and his mother tagged along for the ride. They were also quite lucky to be able to stay at the Hilton, which is in a very ...

Almost there, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Almost there

A travel blog entry by b-h-ontour

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We headed out of the airport and Karen was waiting for us!  We were so glad to see each other.  She took us to the train (connected to the airport) and we headed for Toyota.  It was dark, so we couldn't see anything.  She described ...

Takayama via Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Takayama via Nagoya

A travel blog entry by siripatana

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...   from Tokyo station to Nagoya . We have a plan to visit Meiji Mura opn-museum in Inuyama, a 30-minute train ride from Nagoya. We leave our belongings at our hotel counter. I choose the nearest hotel . A mere 3 mninute walk from the JR ...

Érkezés Japánba / Big in Japan, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Érkezés Japánba / Big in Japan

A travel blog entry by arodin

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... 'csonyi fények - Óriáskerék - vacsi __________________________________ I've spent the winter holidays with 2 classmates in Japan. Our budget flight landed at Nagoya Airport in the afterrnoon, we have spent the rest of the day with sight-seeing: - ...

Parading through the sticky summer, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Parading through the sticky summer

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... middle of summer vacation, when I'm almost invariably out of the country. Thus, it tends to be slim pickings by the time I get back. Nagoya's big bash is in the fall, and apart from a fireworks display at the port on Marine Day in July (when Mayu and ...

Back to civilisation, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Back to civilisation

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... not like to make any exceptions to these rules. Though as there was only Daniella in the ladies dorms, Jon stayed in there anywhere. Nagoya is a really nice city, it is the fourth largest in Japan, so there is a lot to do, lots of shops, restaurants, ...

Nagoya - Humble but enjoyable, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Nagoya - Humble but enjoyable

A travel blog entry by jetsedder

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With the magic of the Japan Rail Pass, I took the Shinkansen over to Nagoya.  Despite a reputation to be a working city, it has an alter ego.  It is listed as a UNESO City of Design.  I didn't even know there was such a classification ...

Under the pink, Nagoya, Japan travel blog

Under the pink

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... trip wound up tiresome and fruitless. Better luck next year? But, we did finally get our plum blossoms. It turns out that Nagoya's very own Higashiyama Park has its own chunk of them in its botanical gardens. Although the zoo on site is a depressing ...

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