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Gaijin on Getas

Play Ball! – Baseball in Japan

A sign that spring is approaching, Major League Baseball teams are heading to spring training camps across Arizona and Florida and very soon the sounds of mitts popping and bats cracking is going to fill baseball parks around the country. I figured now is as good a time as any to talk about baseball in...
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Miso Ramen

Miso Ramen – A Taste of Sapporo

Miso Ramen – A Taste of Sapporo Miso Ramen is Sapporo’s most popular soul food. Other food specialties of Sapporo include soup curry, Genghis Kkan (grilled lamb) and crab. During the cold winter months, nothing is better than a hot bowl of miso ramen. And during the world-famous winter festival held every year in early...
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Meet our Staff – Marshall Moore

My name is Marshall, at work, I am the office manager for the staff in America and now our employee in Australia.  And at home, I am the Father of 3 beautiful girls.  We had one, the normal way then became foster parents and adopted two more.  Being a husband and father is the best...
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How to Make a Reversible Japanese Knot Bag!!

Hello! I would like to share with you how to make a reversible Japanese knot bag. This easy project is made even faster if you have a Cricut available. You can get a free SVG of the pattern here. The free pattern is provided by Hello Creative Family. You will need to log into Cricut Design...
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Kotatsu

On a cold winter day, we would all enjoy being nestled under a blanket and ideally by a fireplace. Japanese homes insulation differ from ours and some lack central heating. The Japanese have a cure for a chilly day indoors, Kotatsu.  The Kotatsu dates back to the 14 century, a platform was added around Japanese...
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Brian takes Hokkaido and Tohoku

What attracted me to this tour was that it specialized in two areas of Japan, each totally different from the other. Unlike other tours that cover a large expanse and give you a taste of everything, this type of tour allows you to saturate the area more and get to enjoy many more local aspects...
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Meet Our Staff – Martin Graham

Konnichiwa! I’m Martin. I have been working for Samurai Tours for about 4 years. Before that, I was a database administrator but gave up the tech job due to my love for Japan. I have traveled all over the country and enjoy sharing my experiences with customers to help them plan their Japanese adventures. I...
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Katsuo Tataki

Katsuo Tataki – A Taste of Kochi

What is Katsuo Tataki? Katsuo (bonito or skipjack tuna in English) is a medium-sized fish related to tuna and mackerel. The meat of the Katsuo looks similar and has a similar texture to tuna meat. Katsuo is commonly used in Japanese cooking, but that is a subject for another blog. “Tataki” is a cooking method...
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Yasiel Puig Takes Japan with Samurai Tours

It’s not often (in fact, this was the first time) that we get a call asking us to host a tour for a celebrity. When Fancation contacted us and told us that they were in need of a 7-day tour of Japan for an MLB baseball player and his guests for his Wild Horse Foundation,...
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