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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

It’s been ages since I took part in WordPress’s Weekly Photo Challenge, so I thought this week I’d give it a go. This week the theme is ‘Mirror‘, which got me thinking about reflections. In Japan there are so many good opportunities for photos of reflections – here are just a few pictures I’ve taken … Continue reading

Japan by Prefecture: Nagano (長野県)

Japan by Prefecture: Nagano (長野県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Nagano (長野県). Nagano Prefecture is part of the Chubu Region (中部地方) and the capital is Nagano City (長野市). I’ve actually been to a lot of Nagano’s … Continue reading

4 Weeks in Japan

4 Weeks in Japan

I have just spent the most incredible 4 weeks in Japan. As I’ve been travelling I’ve tried to feed you little snippets of what I’ve bee doing via this blog, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, but I have in no way covered it all. As time goes on I will be posting about certain aspects of my … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #26

Weekly Shiritori #26

Last week’s post was about Suganuma (すがぬま / 菅沼), so this week I need to start with  ま (ma). A big thank you to japanaustralia who always gives some good suggestions. This week’s were: manga (漫画), Matsumoto (松本), Matsuyama (松山) and Matsue (松江). I’ve decided to write about… Matsumoto (まつもと / 松本) Matsumoto City (Matsumoto-shi / 松本市) in Nagano Prefecture is somewhere I always quite … Continue reading