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Journey in Japan Part 52: House of Red Leaves

There is a famous phrase in Japan, “You haven’t seen real beauty until you’ve seen Nikkō.” So far on this trip, I haven’t really...

Journey in Japan Part 51: On the Other Side of the Mountain

Today I have decided to take a break from city life. I have booked a night at a Japanese inn, known as a ryokan....

Izu, Shizuoka – Hot Springs, Cool Beaches and a Warm Atmosphere

From Coast to Coast Sunday morning in late July and it was time to board The Superview Odoriko train from Yokohama station to Shimoda at...

Journey in Japan Part 6: Birds thrown around, bullets for hail

The largest storm on the planet passed through Beppu last night. The storm had drifted a little south of its predicted trajectory, but we still...

Journey in Japan Part 3: Mostly Calmness

I am woken at 4:47 am to an alarm coming from the direction of the ocean. I look out of the window, it is raining...

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