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For Thai, go to SomChai

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 | By abcarlson | Views [1313]

Megumi and I tried out a tiny, four table Thai restaurant for lunch today.  I'd never eaten Thai before and Megumi had only had it once.  Let's just say it was an adventure.  Although I specifically ordered the "least spicy" thing on the menu ... Read more >

An ordinary day in Niseko ski resort, Japan

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 | By samsarasun | Views [1212]

I've just started my 3rd month working in Niseko, Japan. An ordinary day in Hirafu can as follow: Wake up in the morning, look out the windon and the first thing you can see is at least 20 cm of fresh snow (the snow report predicted 0 cm). Look at ... Read more >

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Skiing Japan

Fri, 7 Jul 2006 | By rob_wood | Views [762]

There are a few reasons that Japan kicks a lot of ass as a ski destination. It's not just the skiing - although it's great - that keeps drawing me back there. Actually, it kind of is. I mean, Niigata which is just an hour or two out of Tokyo ... Read more >

Tags: Snow

Soup Soup!

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 | By abcarlson | Views [695]

Megumi and I had a wonderful lunch at Soup Soup on the second floor of Max Furniture and right across from Today!OK.  And no, I'm not kidding.   We both chose soup sets.  I had a bowl of their clam chowder, which was soy based with peas, carrots, onions, ... Read more >

Egg Shop & Zoo

Fri, 13 Nov 2009 | By abcarlson | Views [664] | Comments [1]

Megumi and I ate at a nice Japanese lunch buffet where she introduced me to the tropical Chinese fruit Lychee for dessert.  The outside of it reminded me more of a nut than a fruit, but it peeled off easily to reveal a white fruity flesh.  The closest ... Read more >

Cormorant fishing in Gifu

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By clare-tamea | Views [367]

Gifu is a large modern town, through which runs a clean, clear, gravelly river. It is here that one of the oldest traditions takes place each night - cormorant fishing.  The cormorant fishermen inherit their roles from their fathers and their ... Read more >

Tags: cormorant fishing, gifu

One ticket to Shibu... what was the name again?

Thu, 8 May 2014 | By epiphonein | Views [362] | Scholarship Entry

I remember the lights, multicolored lasers pointing at tall buildings, or coming out of publicity signs, golden brand names and giant television screens. A group of young men giggle uncontrollably at something in a Samsung street shop. It takes me a minute ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Through the womb of Buddha

Tue, 26 May 2015 | By naokokensaku | Views [216] | Scholarship Entry

It was the second time I had been to Kiyomizudera. This was one of the places my office spouse and I had decided that no one should miss in Kyoto, and so we took my adopted sister here. Coming here in summer was quite a different deal to visiting Kiyomizu ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Gallery: Okinawa Zoo

Sat, 1 Aug 2009 | By abcarlson | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Flowers

Wed, 7 Apr 2010 | By abcarlson | Photo Gallery


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My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By elisemesa | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I remember when I was a kid and used look through the pages of National Geographic, eyes full of wonder at the meticulously shot photos, every single hair follicle in flawless focus. I loved how the glossy pages told me how different people lived around ... Read more >
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Tags: Travel Photography Scholarship 2012

Photos: Japan/Thailand 2013

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 | By zioned | Photo Gallery

Vacation!
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Gallery: Japan

Fri, 9 May 2008 | By markr_mcmahon | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Japan 2015

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 | By peerf | Photo Gallery

Pictures from Janne and Peer's trip to Japan 2015
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Photos: 9 weeks in Nippon

Sun, 2 Apr 2017 | By thomasz | Photo Gallery

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