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A-Z of Japan: E is for…

It’s time for the next instalment of my A-Z of Japan, but what is E for? Of course, it could be for earthquakes… but I think we’ve all had enough of them. Another contender was eikaiwa (英会話 / English conversation schools). However, I’ve decided to go with a topic that I’ve mentioned many times in passing … Continue reading

Tokyo’s oasis of calm

I don’t know about you, but I love Meiji Jingu. To me, Meiji Jingu is like a cool, oasis of calm in the heart of Tokyo. Tokyo is a wonderful place but, like any major city, the hustle and bustle can get a bit much sometimes. Meiji Jingu is a good place to escape to … Continue reading