KANAGAWA - AN EXERCISE IN FAILURE

My single biggest inspiration for starting this travel writing blog last year is the late Alan Booth, who wrote about his walk …

OSAKA - JESUCRISTO, THAT'S NOT JASON BOURNE

Not knowing anything about the area I was in following my arrival, I marched with all the frivolity of a child in a summer mead…

KOBE - LIKE BEING IN AN EPISODE OF INITIAL D

The Great Hanshin earthquake, which hit almost thirty years ago, devastated much of Kobe, as evidenced by the collapse of the e…

NAGOYA - A CITY WITH NO TOURISTS MAKES THIS A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE

I arrived in Nagoya in the early hours, even after the night bus sat stationary for almost two of the eight-hour journey somewh…

HIROSHIMA - NEVER FORGET TO MOVE FORWARD

I followed the crowd departing the under-construction Hiroshima station, deciding halfway through that I no longer wished to be…

HIRAIZUMI - HISTORY, TRADITION, AND ICE CREAM

Northern Japan usually isn’t too high on people’s lists of places to visit. Even the Japanese further south don’t seem to know …

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