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Pretty in Pink: It's Cherry Blossom Time in Japan

Gail Nakada | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Japan's most iconic season is almost here. Cherry blossom time. Clouds of pink petals cover the nation as the flower front moves slowly north. Every village, town and city lets business-as-usual slide to indulge in days of hanami, flower viewing parties.

The Japanese Snow Festival You Shouldn't Miss

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel

If you weren't aware, it's ice festival season in Asia. Japan joins the frosty party with the Sapporo Snow Festival, which kicked off yesterday on the...

The World's Greatest Sledding Hills

Posted 01.23.2013 | Travel

Because sometimes your backyard just won't cut it.

Can Beer Help You Stave Off Those Winter Sniffles?

Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Does beer have anti-virus powers? According to a new study funded by Japanese beer company Sapporo Breweries, a "key ingredient" found in the world's ...

Space Beer: Japan Unveils Beer Grown In Outer Space (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Japanese brewery Sapporo has unveiled its new "space beer" made from barley grown aboard the International Space Station. The barley used to brew the...

Japan To Label Goods With Carbon Footprint Information

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As previously mentioned here at Huffington Post Green, the Japanese are ahead of the game when it comes to carbon footprint awareness. A little while...

Beer Environmentalism: Sapporo To Help Drinkers Understand Impact

My Green Element | Stefan Deeran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to Environmental Leader, next year, Sapporo, a Japanese beer company, will start labeling its beer bottles with the amount of carbon emissio...