A Fork in Tokyo’s Golden Road

December 2, 2019
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I was of two minds as I waited for my Tokyo autumn experience to begin in earnest.

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Autumn at the Marsh of Gold

November 29, 2019
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I was not excited by the thought of the Kanazawa autumn, at least not as I sat onboard a Shinkansen inbound from Tokyo last Thursday afternoon.

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How to Fly to Japan on the Cheap

November 21, 2019
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Finding cheap flights to Japan is a popular topic, but it’s not a monolith.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Kyushu

November 20, 2019
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As I look through all the amazing Kyushu pictures I took during the two-week exploration of the island I just completed, I came to a strange conclusion.

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Battle of Japan’s Second Fiddles

November 12, 2019
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Is Kyushu or Shikoku the better Japanese island?

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Yakushima Relapse

November 11, 2019
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It’s my second time to Yakushima Island, actually.

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Not a Single Satsuma

November 9, 2019
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I had many expectations about what my trip to the Satsuma Peninsula would bring, though none were rooted in reality.

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What Happens in Kagoshima

November 9, 2019
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The most important of all the things to do in Kagoshima is to let what happens here stay here.

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Takachiho Tremor

November 7, 2019
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After having endured the relatively crowded environs of Takachiho Gorge, I really just wanted to sip an iced coffee in peace.

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Milestones in Miyazaki

November 6, 2019
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Time seems elastic and bountiful the first day you wake up not obsessing over something you’ll never have.

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