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These Train Stations Have To Be Some Of The Most Interesting Looking Ones In All Of Japan

There’s something alluring for me about the small, local train stations in Japan. They are a far cry from the overly crowded ones I use during my commute on a daily basis in Tokyo. The first two in this post … Continue reading

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On The Fox Trail……At Takayama Inari-Jinja Shrine (Aomori)

If you thought that Motonosumi Inari Shrine in Yamaguchi prefecture was difficult to get to then that was nothing really compared to getting to this shrine in the north-west of Honshu; Japan’s mainland. The day began in Aomori and from … Continue reading

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Apple Curry, Hirosaki Castle & An Apt Pun-Based Name For The Local Japanese Idol Group!

It wasn’t quite all local trains on this trip up north to the Tohoku area as I had to take a bus from Morioka Station to Hirosaki (3000 yen). The journey took about two hours and was the best way of getting … Continue reading

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