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Tokyo waits for no one – its constantly changing environment means that buildings that were once shops can soon become offices, or even bars and restaurants. Sometimes the business doesn’t work out…

The long dark nights of Japan winters lend themselves nicely to sitting around the kotatsu with some hot winter food and the occasional bottle of sake. Nowadays there are also a good…

The secret is out – Japan is one of the world’s snowiest places. It may not seem like that when you look out the window but in 2017, Japan recorded four of…

Yokohama is often considered to be the birthplace of domestic beer in Japan. After the port of Yokohama opened, it soon became a thriving community which wanted ready access to beer rather…

Summer is well and truly here in Japan and it brings barbecues, beaches, festivals, and beer. Japan is well-known for having a selection of pilsners to rival the output of Germany. The…

Tokyo is known for being one of the world’s most expensive cities and one of the most populated cities as well. It’s not cheap, nor easy, to open a brewery in Japan…