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The 5 Hardest Things About Japanese
Learning a new writing system, context, counting, speed
From the complex writing system and opposite sentence structure, to the similar sounds and sheer speed at which the language is spoken, there are quite a few things about learning Japanese that are difficult, especially for a native English speaker.
The Green Tea Fields of Shizuoka
A historic green tea cultivation region with a view
Shizuoka is one of Japan's most famous tea cultivation regions—and for a good reason, too!
15 Things I Love About Japan
My favorite things about the Land of Rising Sun
Here are 15 of my favorite things about Japan, one of the most special and unique places I've ever been. From the perspective of an American, there's a lot about Japan that's different from what I'm used to, and there's a lot to love.
Mount Koya: Beware of Bears
Spending the night in a Shukubo
The story of the Karukaya, wandering the Kongobuji & Danjo Garan and spending the night in a shukubo. Extracted from "Revolutions: Wandering and wondering on a sabbatical year".
Zao Fox Village
Shiroishi's cute fox Reserve
On Mt. Zao near the Kawarago Dam in Miyagi Prefecture sits an animal reserve specializing in foxes known as Fox Village.
Four Days in Tottori
Fun in the manga kingdom and sand dunes
Japan's manga kingdom and its only sand dunes are found in the least populous prefecture, Tottori
24 Hours in Shibuya and Harajuku
What to see if you're short on time
Short on time in Tokyo, but don't know what to see? Check out our guide to the very best attractions in Shibuya and Harajuku.
Meiji Chocolate Factory
A dream of pure chocolate
The Meiji Chocolate Factory is conveniently located between Osaka and Kyoto on the JR Kyoto line, in Takatsuki. You can’t miss it, as the world’s biggest chocolate coloured bar is located right next to the train tracks.
Cycling on a Single Ladies Course
Taking on a course unfit for strapping boys
Two unfit men conquer a cycling course around Kyoto titled "Single Ladies Course" in a guide book.
The Charms of Kichijoji
Including a lake, some history, and tomato ramen
Kichijoji is a charming town meriting its reputation as the place where most Japanese want to live.
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