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Dark Tourist (Japan Special) Vol. 06

The 2018 Netflix series ‘Dark Tourist‘ featured New Zealand journalist David Farrier visiting eight different countries (including Japan) on a mission to visit all manner of places relating to humans suffering in some sort of way whether it be victims of … Continue reading

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Going Beyond Tokyo Skytree In The Sumida Area

Thousands of visitors descend on this part of Tokyo every week to visit SkyTree; the world’s tallest tower. However, beneath the shadow of the 634 metre tower lie a few relatively unknown and quirky places worthy of a few minutes … Continue reading

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Edo Nagashibina 2011

March 3rd is Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival) in Japan which is a day celebrating girls’ health and happiness. Some Japanese people have dressed up their dolls (not your ‘barbie’ type of doll by the way!) this last week and put … Continue reading

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