Japan's Rural Towns Are Luring Tax From Tokyo With Beef and Beer www.bloomberg.com

Want a free case of craft beer? If you send 30,000 yen ($260) or more of your taxes to the town of Yamanouchi in Nagano prefecture, they’ll send you 24 bottles of a locally brewed beer to say thank...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months, 2 weeks ago | 2 comments


Year End Vacation

Japanese companies have a year end vacation from around December 29th to around January 5th. The exact dates vary according to the positioning of weekends etc.

There are fewer trains during the pe...

posted by  Tanuki | 6 months ago | 0 comments


Christmas in Japan

Any interesting Xmas events or activities in Japan, particularly around Tokyo?

posted by  Tanuki | 6 months, 3 weeks ago | 2 comments

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