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What to expect from a shinkansen ride

Train transport in Japan is known for being efficient, on time, clean - and in the case of shinkansens, super speedy. Here are a few quick observations I made f

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5 Quintessentially Japanese Autumn Foods You Must Try

If there's one season exclusive to foodies, it would be autumn. Considered by Japanese as the appetite-stimulating season, the cooler weather somehow inspires p

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Hands on Japan: Making Echizen Washi

When travelling around, or entertaining visitors to Japan I always think it is a good idea to have some hands on experiences, some 'doing' to balance all the 's

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Kyoto's best 5 autumn colour spots

Japan's Sakura trees may make Spring the most popular travelling period in Japan, but the gorgeous maple and Gingko leaves of October and November leave Autumn

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Osaka

As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka is often compared to the capital city Tokyo—both popular travelling destinations in Japan. But some would venture to

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5 Halloween Costume Trends - with Japanese origins!

Halloween is becoming more and more popular in Japan each year - and one of the most fun elements of Halloween celebrations are of course the costumes you get t

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