Located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Honshū Island, Osaka Bay is home to the largest port in Japan. Osaka is known as the ‘water city’ and is the perfect embodiment of the “Japanese economic miracle”. The economic capital of the west coast of Japan, Osaka has all the dynamism of a [...]

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Posted on Wednesday 9 April 2014 Wednesday 9 April 2014

Its name means: “marshes of gold”. The story goes that it is derived from the legend of Togoro Imohori who used to wash gold dust in a local marsh, thus giving the city of Kanazawa, founded in 1583, its name. Centuries later, the gold is still here. Not in the marshes, but in the hands [...]

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Posted on Wednesday 30 January 2013 Wednesday 30 January 2013

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