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Watching Sumo in Japan

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Watching Sumo in Japan Jonah and the Wrestler When my son Jonah was just a baby, we took him to Odawara Arena.On that day they had a one day sumo tournament. To my [...]

Looking for Writers for I am Hakone

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We are looking for writers for I am Hakone who can write in English or Japanese, or both! I am Hakone.com is an online travel magazine about what to see, eat and do in [...]

I Chose to Live in Odawara

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Believe it or not, I actually chose to live in the Odawara area. In 1993, I came to Japan on the JET program. I was placed in a really inaka town in Tochigi-ken. I was there [...]

More Restaurants in or Near Odawara

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Manazuru, Kanagawa At the top of the Izu Peninsula between Odawara and Izu is the beach town of Manazuru.  The beach is worth going to in summer.  Fun for the family! [...]