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Big in Japan 10

We loved our trip to Japan, and had a wonderful time exploring its culture, history…

Big in Japan 9

Our last day in Japan was a drizzly, overcast one in Tokyo. We had pretty…

Big in Japan 8

We returned to Tokyo for the last few days of our holiday, and determined to…

Big in Japan 7

View towards the western mountains from our friends’ apartment We said goodbye to Kanazawa, and…

Big in Japan 6

IKanazawa railway station is quite something. After the Shinkansen glided in, coming to a stop…

Big in Japan 5

Taxis in Japan, we found, were beautifully clean, retro-sixties style monuments to kitsch, replete with…

Big in Japan 4

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, enchants the visitor at every turn. And it’s not…

Big in Japan 3

Onto the Philosopher’s Walk in Kyoto. Note the position of the apostrophe: we are talking…

Big in Japan 2

We took the Shinkansen bullet train to Kyoto from Tokyo. These trains are an absolute…

Big in Japan 1

In October and November last year, ‘er indoors and I travelled to Japan. We stayed…