Aichi

While best known as being the place where Nagoya is located, Aichi has long been an important historic crossroad throughout Japanese history.

Jun 4, 2021

Inuyama Castle

Inuyama Castle

Prefecture's Inuyama Castle is Japan's oldest surviving medieval fortress. If you're in the area and like history, you need to check it out!

Sep 3, 2020

Below the Bar

Below the Bar

This article explains how I used a ploy taken from the playbook of Oda Nobunaga to make one of the most difficult decisions of my life.

Jun 12, 2020

Toyokawa Inari

Toyokawa Inari

Toyokawa Inari is a Buddhist temple in Aichi that is part of a trinity of Inari sanctuaries along with Kyoto's famous Fushimi Inari Taisha.

Feb 6, 2018

Aichi’s Industry Tourism

Aichi’s Industry Tourism

While a lot of overseas tourists tend to skip Nagoya and Aichi Prefecture in lieu of Kyoto, this part of Japan is a haven for industrial tourism.

May 25, 2017

Explore Nagoya Castle

Explore Nagoya Castle

Found in Central Japan's Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya Castle was an incredibly important medieval stronghold during the Edo period (1603-1868).

May 18, 2017

Ancient Atsuta Jingu

Ancient Atsuta Jingu

Hidden in downtown Nagoya, Atsuta Jingu is a shrine that allegedly is home to the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi which has been called "Japan's Excalibur."