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Free All-You-Can-Drink Japanese Sake At A Football Match? Surely Not!

As mentioned in my last J-League post, I said that I hoped to go to a couple of Shizuoka-based games whilst in the vicinity during the recent Japanese Golden Week holiday. Having arrived at my parents-in-law’s holiday home in Ito … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Hours In Kōfu

  Yamanashi is one of 47 prefectures in Japan and it is probably most famed for it’s many high mountains including the awesome Mount Fuji which is of course the tallest in the country and one that they share with neighbouring … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – The Sea Of Trees (2015)

The infamous Aokigahara is at the centre of this fairly slow moving 110 minute film directed by Gus Van Sant. Located at the northwest base of Mount Fuji, this 35-square-kilometre forest has the nickname of Suicide Forest or Sea of Trees and … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Fujishibazakura Matsuri

As I had a very rare Saturday off last weekend my girlfriend and I took a long trip to Kawaguchiko station in the foreground of Mount Fuji where a special local bus took another 40 minutes to the viewing area … Continue reading

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