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Quincy B. Fox

A permanent resident of Japan with a degree in teaching, Quincy has been living and working in Kansai for over 8 years. She is very passionate about her adopted hometown, which is the funky and folksy heart and soul of Japan.

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All in the Family: Ninja Museum

Can you actually see the ninja at the Igaryu Ninja Museum?

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Groovy Osaka: Free Winter Events

Christmas in Japan isn’t just about romantic dinners and fried chicken. In Osaka, there are plenty of family friendly activities that you can enjoy for free.

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Groovy Osaka: From Occupied Airstrip to Outdoor Art Gallery

The perfectly proportioned rectangular park is now known as Utsubo Park, but its unique shape betrays some of its colorful history.

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Groovy Osaka: The Mystery of Daisenryo Kofun

Visiting Daisenryo Kofun isn’t just about walking along a nice trail and looking at a torii gate in front of the spooky forest resting on the kofun.

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Groovy Osaka: The Nakanoshima Tragedy

Tucked away in the basement is the Iwamoto Memorial Room, dedicated to the life and tragic tale of the man who died before seeing the beautiful building he funded.

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Groovy Osaka: The Forgotten Strongholds

When you are walk around Osaka Castle, you’re not just walking around Osaka Castle. There are layers of history under your feet.

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Groovy Osaka: Unintentional Kimodameshi

The only question that truly matters is, do you have the guts to find out?

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Keeping Vegetarian in Japan: Traditional Cooking Basics

You don’t eat meat? That’s perfectly fine. I’ll just cook some fish.

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How to Get Your Driver’s License in Japan

It really comes down to how well you take the test, not how well you can drive.

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Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions in Japan

It’s quite surprising to some newcomers that a country which prides itself in soy products and healthy living actually makes meatless living quite difficult.

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