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Journey in Japan Part 39: Last Day of Summer

Today is the Autumn Equinox; officially the day that summer ends and autumn begins. The weather seems to have forgotten about the shift in...

Journey in Japan Part 37: Shiitake My Breath Away

Tidings in my hostel today inform me of a festival at Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens. Today is Tsukimi-no-Kai, which translates to mean ‘Moon Viewing’; an age-old tradition that...

Journey in Japan Part 17: Cicadas of the Lost Park

Today I wake up at 8 am. I go outside and take a short wander. It seems that Kyoto is still sleeping. I return to...

Japanese Saké Brewery

Today I meet with Naoto, the English speaking organiser of a saké tour. I am the only person to sign up. Not wanting to waste...