Category Archives: Travel

Take a Japan Whirlwind Tour?

Another question from Japan Guide.  I imagine many people might consider taking a tour to take the stress out of planning a Japan trip. Advertisements

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Tokyo’s Subways in 3D

Just a little gif I clipped out of an NHK World show: Generally you only think about what the subway lines look like from above.  This blew my mind a little bit.

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Kesennuma’s Recovery

Japan Guide has an ongoing series where they revisit some of the 3/11 disaster sites every six months.  They’ve just published their 3 year anniversary piece.  While a nice enough series overall, this bit rubbed me the wrong way:

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Japan Railways Train and Subway Maps

Apparently, quite a few people are finding their way to this blog whilst searching for rail maps of Japan.  So, I thought I would post up a bunch of high-quality English/Romaji maps of train and subway lines in Japan. If … Continue reading

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On the second anniversary…

This post is a day late due to a delay in getting the pictures I wanted, but nonetheless please keep the victims and survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster in your minds during this second anniversary of the … Continue reading

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